botanical name


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botanical name

The scientific name of a plant, consisting of the name of its genus followed by the name of its species, usually in Latin, New Latin, or a Latinized form.
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{Linum Usitatissimum = Linum usitatissimum (Cooper's capitalization varies) is the botanical name for the variety of flax from which linen is made}
Extractions from the plant - whose botanical name, Hypericum, commemorates the Greek sun god, Hyperion - combat seasonal affective disorder syndrome caused by the absence of natural sunlight.
These include the back-fanged snake, wild banana and wild coffee (botanical name Coffea fadenii), as well as three butterfly species, two bird species, a tree (the African violet) and a nematode.
Botanist Prof Khalid Khan said figs with botanical name 'Focus Palmata' from family moraceae were grown mostly in orchards in the subtropical regions in Afghanistan, which were bigger and tastier than the Pakistani ones.
What does it do: The botanical name is taken from the Greek for bow and the common name, from the Anglo-saxon eow.
The public can expect to see spectacular white carpets of Galanthus - to give the snowdrop its botanical name - for a small ticket price, a donation or for free at the festival which is being organised by Discover Scottish Gardens and supported by VisitScotland and Scotland's Garden Scheme.
The botanical name for the plant is pelargonium, which distinguishes them from their herbaceous perennial cousins, which are called hardy geraniums.
Organized by season and with general information on gardening in different seasons, each profile includes the plant's common name, Chinese transliterations, pronunciations in Mandarin and Cantonese, its botanical name, and planting, growing, harvesting, and cooking tips, along with 25 traditional recipes.
The new products are: lemon, botanical name citrus limon; patchouli, pogostemon cablin; frankincense, boswellia carteri; and frankincense, mix of boswellia serrata and carteri.
A council spokesman said: "We have a very limited capacity to intervene but are trying to work with residents and farmers." Hairy panic, botanical name Panicum effusum, poses a fire risk and can kill farm animals but is not dangerous to pets.
The variety Calocarpa, with the unwieldy botanical name Malus x Zumi var.