All families

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HAEMODORACEAE (G)
Bloodroot Family(Wf)
(h)aima, = blood; dora, = a skin, hide.
(LS)
HALORAGACEAE (G, La)
Water Milfoil Family(Le)
(h)als, (h)alos, = the sea; ora, = the extremity of a thing; the brder, brim, edge, margin, end, boundary; in particular, the coast, sea-coast.
(LS, ld)
Johann Hedwig (aka Johannes Hedwig or Joannis Hedwig) (1730-1799).**
(Ch)
HEMEROCALLIDACEAE (G)
Daylily (Wi)
hemera, = day, the light of day; Hemera,** = the personification of the day. calli-, = beautiful.
(LS, PG)
HYACINTHACEAE (La)
Hyacinth Family(Wf)
After Hyacinthus.**
(Ch)
HYMENOPHYLLACEAE (G)
Fern Family(Le)
hymen, = a skin, menbrane; (thin skin, membrane) phyllon, = a leaf.
(LS, BL)
HYPNACEAE (G)
Moss()
(h)ypnos, = sleep, slumber. (ancient custom of using this moss as a filler for cushions and pillows)
(LS, Cl)
HYPOXIDACEAE (G)
Star-grass Family(Wf)
(h)ypo, = under, beneath; (below, under, beneath) oxys = sharp, keen, pointed; of taste, sharp, pungent. (sharp, keen, shrill, pungent, acid) (sharp pointed; alluding either to the seed-pod or the second row of tepals)
(LS, BL, Le)