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Translation of some obscure plant and vegetable names from Spanish to English (with Latin Scientific classification names)

Monday, April 16th, 2018
Jaramago (also Erisimo & Hierba de los cantores)Hedge MustardSisymbrium officinalejaramago
ChiriviaParsnipPastinaca sativaparsnips
EscaramujoRose hipRosa caninarosehip
RuibarboRhubarbRheum rhabarbarumrhubarb
Grosella roja (also Zarzaparrilla roja & Corinto)RedcurrantRibes rubrumredcurrants
Grosella negra (o Zarzaparrilla negra)BlackcurrantRibes negrumblackcurrants
Grosella blancaWhitecurrantRibes rubrumwhitecurrants
Grosella espinosaGooseberryRibes uva-crispagooseberries

Spanish Prescription charges

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

The temporary health number issued to me on showing my EHIC card produces a 50% discount on the cost of medicines at pharmacies.