Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

ibericus - inaequalis

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

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Type/
Gender

Meaning

ibericus
iberica
ibericum
of Spain
ibericusibericadjHiberia
Spain
icus
-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Centaurea iberica Trev. ex Spreng.
Geranium ibericum Cav.
Aster ibericus Steven
icterinus
icterina
icterinum
jaundice-yellow
icterinusicterinadjictericus
ill of jaundice
idaeus
idaea
idaeum
from Mt Ida
idaeusidaeadjIdaeus
Ιδα
of Mt Ida in Crete where Jupiter was hidden as an infant
Alyssum idaeum Boiss. & Heldr.
Rubus idaeus L.
igneus
ignea
igneum
glowing, on fire
igneusigneadjof fire, fiery, burning
Caloplaca ignea Arup
ilicifolius
ilicifolia
ilicifolium
Ilex leaved
ilexilicnoun/fthe red oak (Quercus ilex)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Acanthomintha ilicifolia (Gray) Gray
Crossopetalum ilicifolium (Poir.) Kuntze
Osmanthus ilicifolius (Hassk.) Mouillef.
illyricus
illyrica
illyricum
Illyria, Yugoslavia
illyricusillyricadjIllyria
Illyria, now in Dalmatia & Albania
icus
-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Onopordum illyricum L.
Ranunculus illyricus L.
imberbis
imberbis
imberbe
beardless
imberbisimberbadjbeardless
Hypecoum imberbe Sm.
Chaetochloa imberbis (Poir.) Scribn.
imbricans
imbricans
imbricans
imbricate
imbricansimbricadjimbrico
to cover with gutter tiles
Polystichum imbricans (D.C.Eat.) D.H.Wagner
imbricatior
imbricatior
imbricatius
more overlapping
imbreximbricnoun/froofing tile
comparative of atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
ioradjcomparative suffix; more so, to a greater degree; more-, -er (e.g. larger, prettier, whiter)
imbricatus
imbricata
imbricatum
overlapping (like roofing tiles)
imbreximbricnoun/froofing tile
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Androsace imbricata Lam.
Osteospermum imbricatum L.
Orthocarpus imbricatus Torr. ex S.Wats.
impeditus
impedita
impeditum
obstructed
impeditusimpeditpadjhindered, obstructed, burdened, impeded
Meconopsis impedita Prain
Rhododendron impeditum Balf. f. & W. W. Sm.
imperialis
imperialis
imperiale
grand
imperiumimperinoun/na command; authority; sovereignty; realm
alisaladjadjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Fritillaria imperialis L.
implexus
implexa
implexum
interwoven
implexusimplexadjinterwoven, entwined
Alectoria implexa (Hoffm.) Nyl.
Coenogonium implexum Nyl.
impressinervius
impressinervia
impressinervium
veins impressed
impressusimpresspparimpriimo
to press, dig into, stamp, imprint
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
nervusnervnoun/mνευρον
a sinew, tendon, nerve
iusiadj-ιοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: characteristic of, connected to, resembling, when related to -eus: of..., ...like
Carex impressinervia Bryson, Kral & Manhart
Cinnamomum impressinervium Meisn.
inaccessus
inaccessa
inaccessum
inaccessible
inaccessusinaccessadjinaccessible, unapproachable
inaequalis
inaequalis
inaequale
unequal
inaequalisinaequaladjuneven, unequal, dissimilar
Saccoloma inaequale (Kunze) Mett.