from the Latin and a reference to the Centaur Chiron who was supposed to have discovered the medicinal uses of a plant in Greece that came to be called Centaury
from the Latin calcitro, "to kick," caltrop, a four-pointed weapon usually positioned on the ground to impede enemy movements
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Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by
public and private institutions and individuals,
Consortium of California Herbaria.[web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California:The Calflora Database
[a non-profit organization].Available:
https://www.calflora.org/(Accessed: Dec 01, 2020).