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hamatus (m)
hamata
(f)
hamatum
(n)

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

 

Derives from the Latin adjective “hamatus” which means “hooked” (From “hamus” a hook and the adjectival suffix for nouns “atus”)
 ( The specific name implies: " furnished with a hook, hooked ").
 
 

 (For example Selenicereus hamatus )

 

 

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