Definitions

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  • adjective Munro (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Munro's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Munro.

Examples

  • The rare Pritchardia munroi of Molokai now exists primarily in botanical gardens.

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  • Pritchardia munroi, remain in the wild, with 22 more growing in botanical gardens around the world; they were cultivated with seeds taken in 1975 from the last wild specimens.

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