Hydrangea

See also: hydrangea

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TranslingualEdit

 
Hydrangea serrata
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ὕδωρ(húdōr, water) and ἄγγος(ángos, jar) after the shape of its fruits. Named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).[1][2]

Proper nounEdit

Hydrangea f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hydrangeaceae – the hydrangeas.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.
  2. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.