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vellus, = wool shawn off, a fleece; fleece, wool, down; phyton, = a plant, tree.
(Ws, LS)
VERBENA (La)
Verbena (Le)
Family: VERBENACEAE
verbena, verbenae, = folage, herbage, the leaves, twigs and branches of laurel, olive, or myrtle, cypress, tamarisk, sacred boughs; (probably from the singular of the Latin verbenae, sacred boughs of olive, laurel and myrtle, used medicinally)
(ld, Le)
VICIA (La)
Vetch (Le)
Family: FABACEAE
vicia, = a vetch, name for a vetch largely used for silage or fodder; used by Virgil. (Probably related to vincio, I bind – alluding to the clasping tendrils)
(ld, M, Le)
VILLARSIA
Yellow Bogbean (Le) Cape Bogbean (Wf)
Family: MENYANTHACEAE
For Dominique Villars (1745-1814).**
(Ch)
VIOLA (La)
Violet (Le)
Family: VIOLACEAE
viola, = the violet, the stock-gillyflower; a violet colour, violet.
(ld)
VIRGILIA
Keurboom (Le)
Family: FABACEAE
For Virgil, Publius Vergilius Maro (70 - 19 B.C.).**
(K3)
VISCUM (La)
Birdlime(Le) Voëlent (Wf) Mistletoe
Family: VISCACEAE
viscum, = the mistletoe (bird-lime made from the berries of the mistletoe); Latin word for mistletoe and for the birdlime made from the berries.
(ld, Le)