Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • Some of the most common plant endemics of these montane forests are represented by Podocarpus pedulifolius, Oreopanax veillonii, Psychotria aristeguiateae, Lagenanthus princeps, Delostoma integrifolium, and many species of bromeliads, ferns and orchids.

    Venezuelan Andes montane forests

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