Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • Other valuable timber species include Pacific mahogany (Swietenia humilisi, VU), extirpated from much of its natural range, Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata, VU), and rosewood (Dalbergia stevensonii).

    Biological diversity in Mesoamerica

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