Ground pine used to reduce fevers Guava
Gum arabic, source of Gum tragacanth, source of
Hairy cap moss (p. 392) Haptophyte
Hazelnut, European Heath
Heath Family Hemlock, eastern Hemlock, mountain Hemlock, poison Hemlock, water Hemlock, western Hemp
Hemp, Manila Hemp, Mauritius Henbit Henna Hepatica
Hepatica (Fig. 24.3c)
Hog fennel Holly, American Honey bee Hop hornbeam Hops
Horse chestnut Horsetail
Horsetail (Fig. 21.10a)
Lycopodium clavatum Psidium guajava Acacia Senegal
Astragalus echidenaeformis, A. gossypinus, A. gummifer, and others
Buteo spp., Falco spp., and others
Erica spp. and others
Sus scrofa, and others Lomatium spp. llex opaca Apis mellifera Ostrya virginiana Humulus lupulus Marrubium vulgare Anthoceros spp. Equus caballus Aesculus hippocastanum Equisetum spp. Equisetum hyemale
10. This species has a diploid number of 2n = 4; i.e., each body cell has four chromosomes.
11. The Grass Family (Poaceae) comprises about 4,500 species of grasses. Some plants with grass in their name are in other families and are not true grasses, e.g., Grass of parnassus (Parnassia californica); Grass pink (Petrorhagia dubia).
12. Gray pines were formerly known as Digger pines. The common name was changed in deference to Native Americans who consider digger a derogatory term.
Scientific Names of Organisms Mentioned in the Text 531
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