Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

abbreviatulus - abruptus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

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Type/
Gender

Meaning

abbreviatulus
abbreviatula
abbreviatulum
somewhat shortened
abbreviatusabbreviatpparabbrevio
to shorten
ulusuladjadjective suffix for adjectives: diminutive
Cladonia abbreviatula G. Merr.
abbreviatus
abbreviata
abbreviatum
shortened
abbreviatusabbreviatpparabbrevio
to shorten
Poa abbreviata R.Br.
abchasicus
abchasica
abchasicum
from Abkhasia, region in the Caucasus
abchasicusabchasicadjAbkhasia
Caucasus region
Paeonia abchasica Miscz.
abditus
abdita
abditum
hidden
abditusabditpparhidden, concealed, secret
Bonamia abdita (Myint) R.W. Long
Sphaerellothecium abditum Triebel
aberdeenensis
aberdeenensis
aberdeenense
from Aberdeen (So. Africa)
aberdeenaberdeennounAberdeen
Aberdeen, So. Africa
ensisensadjadjective suffix for nouns: country or place of origin or habitat
aberrans
aberrans
aberrans
deviating from the norm
aberransaberraparaberro
to wander, go astray
abies
abietes
fir
abiesabietnoun/fsilver fir; fir tree
Picea abies (L.) Karst.
abietifolius
abietifolia
abietifolium
leaves like a fir tree
abiesabietnoun/fsilver fir; fir tree
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Chusquea abietifolia Griseb.
abietinus
abietina
abietinum
like a fir tree
abiesabietnoun/fsilver fir; fir tree
inusinadjadjective suffix for nouns: belonging to or resembling
Campanula abietina Griseb. & Schenk
Arceuthobium abietinum Engelm. ex Munz
Adenophorus abietinus (D.C. Eat.) K.A. Wilson
abjectus
abjecta
abjectum
thrown away, rejected
abjectusabjectpparabicio
to throw away, down; discard
Opuntia abjecta Small
Juncus abjectus F.J. Herm.
abnormis
abnormis
abnorme
irregular
abnormisabnormadjdeviating from a rule; irregular
Arthothelium abnorme (Ach.) Mull. Arg.
Ranunculus abnormis Cutanda & Willk.
aborigines
aborigin?
original inhabitants
aboriginesaboriginnoun/mAborigines
the original inhabitants; ancestors of the Romans
aborigineus
aboriginea
aborigineum
original
aborigineusaborigineadjaboriginal
Phaseolus aborigineus Burkart
aboriginum
aboriginorum
of the original inhabitant(s)
generative of aboriginesaboriginnoun/mAborigines
the original inhabitants; ancestors of the Romans
Astragalus aboriginorum Richards.
Carex aboriginum M.E. Jones
abortivus
abortiva
abortivum
abortive, incomplete
abortivusabortivadjborn prematurely
Ranunculus abortivus L.
abrotanelloides
abrotanelloides
abrotanelloides
like the genus Abrotanella
abrotanumabrotannoun/nold Latin name for southern wood (Artemisia abrotanum) (abrotonum)
ellaellnoun/fellus
substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nouns: diminutive
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
abrotanifolius
abrotanifolia
abrotanifolium
leaves like southernwood
abrotanumabrotannoun/nold Latin name for southern wood (Artemisia abrotanum) (abrotonum)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Achillea abrotanifolia L.
Tanacetum abrotanifolium (L.) Druce
abrotanoides
abrotanoides
abrotanoides
like Artemisia abrotanum
abrotanumabrotannoun/nold Latin name for southern wood (Artemisia abrotanum) (abrotonum)
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Achillea abrotanoides Vis.
abruptus
abrupta
abruptum
torn off, abrupt
abruptusabruptadjprecipitous, steep
abrumpo
to break off, to tear away, rend
Carex abrupta Mackenzie
Polypodium abruptum Desv.