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French to English Botany Translation Glossary

French term English translation
"lutte curative" curative/remedial measures/control
(huile de) perles de prairie meadowfoam (oil)
acaule/ciliée acaulis(stemless)/ciliata (fringed)
adventices pluriannuelles pluriannual weeds, short-lived perennial weeds
affranchissement scion rooting
Entered by: Sheila Hardie
alvéolés honeycombed
amendé enriched
appareil caulinaire caulinary system or components (also domatia)
appartenance propre their own group
Entered by: B D Finch
appui en arbres a total of 18 trees were supplied/contributed/donated
Entered by: Sheila Hardie
arbre à soie Pink silk tree (Albizia julibrissin)
arome calla/arum lily
association, en mixed planting
à l'étouffée under cover
Entered by: liz askew
école national collection (of plant species)
école stock bank
écorce pod
élaguer vs rabattre prune vs. cut back
épinette spruce
barre végétale plant rail (garden equipment)
berceau birthplace/home
binette vs houe see below !
bleuet messicole cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)
Entered by: Sheila Hardie
Bois d’Inde West Indian Bay Tree
Bois du Brésil Brazil wood
bore magnésie soufré boron, magnesium and sulphur/sulfur
Entered by: Sheila Hardie
bourgeons non débourrés unopened buds
broderies en buis box embroidery / embroidery of box hedges
Entered by: Tony M
canaliculé canaliculate, channeled
Entered by: liz askew
Carpothèque Herbarium [rather than Seed library/bank]
Cassis fleurs R. sanguineum, dit cassis-fleur another name for Flowering Currant or Red-flowering Currant
cavalier staple
Entered by: liz askew
chambre de repiquage pricking out unit
chênes verts et landes à genêt holm oaks and heath/moor of brooms
chevelure buissonnière covered in bushes/plants.
coin angle, point
Entered by: Wendy Cummings
collet collar
compagnonnage botanique companion planting
créées en standard comme fantaisie standard and fancy
crypte pilifère stomatal crypt (with trichomes)
Entered by: Sheila Hardie
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