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By Dr. Urs Eggli, Professor Dr. Leonard E. Newton (auth.)

Names are very important parts to address the variety of things in way of life - folks, items, animals, vegetation, and so forth. with out such names, it'd be tricky to connect info to such goods and to speak information regarding them, and names tend to be used with no giving them a lot proposal. this isn't diverse for crops. while facing vegetation, even though, it quickly turns into obvious that the location is slightly extra advanced. Botanists use Latin names to deliver order into the sizeable variety, whereas daily utilization inns to vemacular or "popular" names. As functional as those vernacular names are (it isn't urged that you can ask your greengrocer for a kilo­ gram of Solanum tuberosum or Musa paradisiaca subsp. sapientum), their most vital draw­ again is the truth that they range largely, not just from one language to a different but additionally from coun­ try and state, even from area to area inside a wide kingdom. extra importantly, vemacular names in any given language are typically in simple terms on hand for the vegetation turning out to be in the neighborhood, or for crops of a few distinctive significance, corresponding to vegetation and greens, medicinal crops, or vital backyard vegetation. For all different crops, the Latin names utilized by botanists and different scientists must be hired. Such names frequently seem advanced or perhaps awkward to the ears of these now not acquainted with them.

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Aureus ', yellow; and Lat. '-ceps', -headed; for the spination. ) aureiflorus Lat. 'aureus', yeIIow; and Lat. '-florus' , -flowered. (Matu cana , Pereskia, Rebutia) aureilanatus Lat. 'aureus', yeIIow; and Lat. '-Ianatus', -woolly; for the radial spines. (Mammillaria) aureispinus Lat. 'aureus', yeIIow; and Lat. '-spinus', -spined. , Opuntia , Pilosocereus) aureopurpureus Lat. 'aureus', yeIlow; and Lat. 'purpureus ', purple; for the petal coloration. (Drosanth emum) aureospinus Lat. 'aureu s', yeIlow; and Lat.

1907), Registrar of the Bahamas, for his valuable aid during N. L. Britton's exploration of these islands. (Harrisia) broomii For Dr. Robert Broom (1866-1951), Scottish physician and palaeontologist emigrating to RSA in 1896. , Rhinephyllum) broussonetii For Prof. Pierre M. A.

Bolle (1821-1909), German dendrologist and omithologist in Berlin and avid plant eolleetor. (Aichryson) bolusiae For Dr. H. M. Louisa Bolus (nee Kensit) (1877-1970), South African botanist and Mesemb specialist; daughter-in-law of Harry Bolus . (Conophytum , Rus chia, Stomatium) bolusianus For Harry Bolus (1834-1911), English-bom South Afriean banker and botanist, emigrated to RSA in 1850. (lpomoea) bolusii As above. , silky, silk-like; for the glassy silk-like radial spines. (Mammillaria) bombycopholis Gr.

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