Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

advenus - aenigmaticus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

advenus
advena
advenum
foreign
advenusadvenadjforeign
Rhodophiala advena (Ker-Gawl.) Traub
Hippeastrum advenum (Ker Gawl.) Herb.
aegaeus
aegaea
aegaeum
from (near) the Aegean Sea
aegaeusaegaeadjAegaeus
Αιγαιοϛ πελαγοϛ
L.
Aegean; of the Aegean sea, between Greece and Turkey
Lotus aegaeus (Griseb.) Boiss.
aeger
aegra
aegrum
sick
aegeraegradjL: ęger
unwell, indisposed, ill, sick, diseased; suffering, feeble, weary
aegeus
aegea
aegeum
of the Aegean Sea
aegeusaegeadjAegaeus
Αιγαιοϛ πελαγοϛ
L.
Aegean; of the Aegean sea, between Greece and Turkey
aegilops
aegilopes
an oak with edible acorns
aegilopsaegilopnoun/fαιγιλωψ, ωποϛ
a kind of oats; kind of oak tree with sweet fruit, ascribed to Quercus cerris and used by Linnaeus as the epithet for Quercus aegilops; a disease of the eye
Quercus aegilops of authors
aegyptiacus
aegyptiaca
aegyptiacum
Egyptian
aegyptiacusaegyptiacadjAegyptiacus
Egyptian; of Egypt
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Del.
Ochthodium aegyptiacum DC.
Sesban aegyptiacus Poir.
aegypticus
aegyptica
aegypticum
Egyptian
aegyptusaegyptnoun/fAegyptus
Αιγυπτιοϛ
Egypt
icusicadj-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Salvia aegyptica L.
Hypericum aegypticum L.
aegyptius
aegyptia
aegyptium
Egyptian
aegyptiusaegyptiadjAegyptius
Αιγυπτιοϛ
Egyptian
Ipomoea aegyptia L.
Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd.
Cynosurus aegyptius L.
aemulans
aemulans
aemulans
rivaling
aemulansaemulpparaemulor
to rival, emulate, vie with
Berberis aemulans C. K. Schneid.
aemulus
aemula
aemulum
rivaling
aemulusaemuladjstriving to, emulating, rivaling
Cheilanthes aemula Maxon
Elaphoglossum aemulum (Kaulfuss) Brack.
aeneus
aenea
aeneum
bronze
aeneusaeneadjmade of bronze or copper; color of bronze
Carex aenea Fern.
Bryum aeneum Blytt ex Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G.
Diploschistes aeneus (Mull. Arg.) Lumbsch
aenigmaticus
aenigmatici
obscure, enigmatic
aenigmaticusaenigmaticnounobscure, enigmatic
Megaceros aenigmaticus R. M. Schust.