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(4323) Hortulus

Reference work entry

1981 QN. Discovered 1981 Aug. 27 by P. Wild at Zimmerwald.

The name is Latin for a small, cozy garden, sheltering those flowers that gave their names to minor planets. For (4323) there are at least eight different such flower arrangements, among them (4323) = (1056) Azalea + (1080) Orchis + (1092) Lilium + (1095) Tulipa. (M 34620)

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