Sign up for our newsletter. Broader sense of "any vegetable life, vegetation generally" is from French plante. Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips! Gaelic names of plants (Scottish and Irish) Collected and arranged in scientific order, with notes on their etymology, their uses, plant superstitions, etc., among the Celts, with copious Gaelic, English and scientific indices by Cameron, John, of Sunderland. The rosehips are very high in vitamin C and dog roses can be found in hedgerows, woodland edges and on scrubland all over the UK. Scientific Latin plant names are used as a means of classifying or identifying specific plants. Poisonous, even fatal in small doses, they are a beautiful, other-worldly addition to a garden. The branches were also pliable. The etymology of the name is debatable, but some think it comes from the Scottish for scrab or scrabbe, which has a Norse source. Scientific Latin plant names are used as a means of classifying or identifying specific plants. 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This very literal name refers to the fact that the roots of this wildflower are short and stubby and look as though the devil has abruptly bitten them off. Click here to find out more. We know Digitalis purpurea by its common name of foxglove. 10 Responses to “Names of Plants, Food, and Drinks Formed by Folk Etymology” GretchenJoanna on June 04, 2018 6:32 pm. In this case it appears that at least 9 different species from four plant families are referred to by that name. Livraison en Europe à 1 centime seulement ! All parts of the plant are dangerous and the red berries are a big warning sign in gardens. 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This third name may represent the developer of the cultivar, location of origin or hybridization, or a specific unique characteristic. The Australian National Herbarium, as part of the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research, maintains comprehensive databases for plant names in Australia. WhatsApp. Contact information: … (also found written as nauchali). This was about 36% of all the recorded Plant's in the UK. Old English plante "young tree or shrub, herb newly planted, a shoot or strip recently sprouted from seed," from Latin planta "sprout, shoot, cutting" (source of Spanish planta, French plante), which is perhaps from an unattested verb *plantare "to drive in with the feet, push into the ground with the feet," or perhaps "to level the earth," from planta "sole of the foot," from nasalized form of PIE root *plat-"to spread." The use of Latin plant names can be confusing to the home gardener, sometimes even intimidating. In plant names, therefore, those that are deemed masculine will end in -us, those that are feminine will end in -a, and those that are neuter will end in -um (plus some odd ones with other endings). Find a list of common and botanical plant names. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. And exactly what are Latin plant names anyway? This is helpful as Acer rubrum remains the same regardless of whether the gardener is in Iowa or elsewhere in the world. Witch comes from the old English word to bend. The CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names cannot be bettered as a point of first reference for botanists, pharmacologists, linguists, bibliographers, researchers, and the merely curious. CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology. Norman: locative name from Le Plantis (Orne) or some other place similarly named. 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