Re: [pfaf] Re: Digest Number 309
- eowynn55 wrote:
> Yes, although it's Cannibus sativa not inebrians(Alium sativa=garlic)There two places you could find such a thing
> just to confuse us all.
> Sinensis means from the east, I believe. Sativa usually means it's a
> food product. A lot of the names refer to properties.....but I
> haven't found a list yet! That would be a great find.
The Dictionary of Botanical Epitaths
has big list of the meanings of the epitath (last bit of latin name).
The Pfaf database http://www.ibiblio.org/pfaf/D_search.html
has been crossed referenced with the above. So you can see the
meaning of the name when you look it up in the database.
Hence we have:
Epithets: From a Dictionary of Botanical Epithets
sativa = cultivated;
Hope that helps
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