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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
SpanishEnglishLatinImages
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
TopinamburJerusalem artichokeHelianthus tuberosustopinambur
SalicorniaMarsh SamphireSalicornia europaeasamphire
EndrinoSloe (also Blackthorn)Prunus spinosasloe

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.