Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

hirsutior - homophyllus

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Definition

Derivation

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Type/
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Meaning

hirsutior
hirsutior
hirsutius
hairier
comparative of hirsutushirsutadjrough, shaggy, bristly
ioradjcomparative suffix; more so, to a greater degree; more-, -er (e.g. larger, prettier, whiter)
hirsutisepalus
hirsutisepala
hirsutisepalum
hairy sepals
hirsutushirsutadjrough, shaggy, bristly
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
sepalumsepalnoun/nMod L
sepal; = Gk skepe (covering) + petalum (petal) (coined in 1790 by H. J. de Necker)
skepe
σκεπη
covering; shelter, protection
petalum
πεταλον
Mod L
petal (Gk: leaf, tablet)
usadjLatinizing suffix
hirsutissimus
hirsutissima
hirsutissimum
hairiest
superlative of hirsutushirsutadjrough, shaggy, bristly
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Clematis hirsutissima Pursh
Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum (Lindl. ex Hook.) Stein
Lupinus hirsutissimus Benth.
hirsutulus
hirsutula
hirsutulum
somewhat hairy
hirsutushirsutadjrough, shaggy, bristly
ulusuladjadjective suffix for adjectives: diminutive
Viola hirsutula Brainerd
Polypodium hirsutulum G. Forst.
Lupinus hirsutulus Greene
hirsutus
hirsuta
hirsutum
hairy
hirsutushirsutadjrough, shaggy, bristly
Balsamorhiza hirsuta Nutt.
Epilobium hirsutum L.
Helianthus hirsutus Raf.
hirtellus
hirtella
hirtellum
a little hairy
hirtushirtadjhairy, shaggy, rough, uncultivated
elluselladjadjective suffix for adjective: diminutive
Ribes hirtellum Michx.
Oplismenus hirtellus (L.) P. Beauv.
hirtiflorus
hirtiflora
hirtiflorum
hairy flowers
hirtushirtadjhairy, shaggy, rough, uncultivated
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Crataegus hirtiflora Sarg.
Eriogonum hirtiflorum Gray ex S. Wats.
X Agroelymus hirtiflorus (A.S. Hitchc.) Bowden
hirtipes
hirtipedes
hairy stalk
hirtushirtadjhairy, shaggy, rough, uncultivated
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
pespednoun/mfoot; claw
Rhododendron hirtipes Tagg
hirtissimus
hirtissima
hirtissimum
hairiest
superlative of hirtushirtadjhairy, shaggy, rough, uncultivated
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Carex hirtissima W. Boott
hirtus
hirta
hirtum
hairy
hirtushirtadjhairy, shaggy, rough, uncultivated
Rudbeckia hirta L.
Asclepias hirtella (Pennell) Woods.
Abutilon hirtum (Lam.) Sweet
Andropogon hirtus L.
hispanicus
hispanica
hispanicum
Spanish
hispanicushispanicadjHispanicus
of or pertaining to Hispania, Spanish
Hyacinthoides hispanica (P.Mill.) Rothm.
Antirrhinum hispanicum Chav.
Scolymus hispanicus L.
hispidior
hispidior
hispidius
more bristly
comparative of hispidushispidadjrough, shaggy, bristly
ioradjcomparative suffix; more so, to a greater degree; more-, -er (e.g. larger, prettier, whiter)
hispidissimus
hispidissima
hispidissimum
most bristly
superlative of hispidushispidadjrough, shaggy, bristly
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Coldenia hispidissima (Torr. & Gray) Gray
Onosmodium hispidissimum Mackenzie
hispidulus
hispidula
hispidulum
finely bristled
hispidushispidadjrough, shaggy, bristly
ulusuladjadjective suffix for adjectives: diminutive
Chiogenes hispidula (L.) Torr. & Gray
Adiantum hispidulum Sw.
Eriosorus hispidulus (Kunze) Vareschi
hispidus
hispida
hispidum
bristly
hispidushispidadjrough, shaggy, bristly
Castilleja hispida Benth.
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Elymus hispidus (Opiz) Melderis
histrio
histriones
actor
histriohistrionnoun/factor
holocarpus
holocarpa
holocarpum
undivided fruit
holosholadjολοϛ
whole, complete, entire, all
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
Atriplex holocarpa F. Muell.
holosericeus
holosericea
holosericeum
entirely silky to the touch
holosholadjολοϛ
whole, complete, entire, all
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
sericeussericeadjsericis
σερικοϛ
of silk (misspelled: sericeus)
Achillea holosericea Sibth. & Sm.
Ribes x holosericeum hort. ex Otto & A. Dietr.
Cyperus holosericeus Link
homolepis
homolepides
with similar scales
homoshomadjομοϛ
one and the same, common, joint
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
lepislepidnoun/fλεπιϛ
scale, shell
Abies homolepis Siebold & Zucc.
homophyllus
homophylla
homophyllum
same leaf
homoshomadjομοϛ
one and the same, common, joint
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Lobelia homophylla F. Wimmer