Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

labiatus - ladanifer

© 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005

Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

labiatus
labiata
labiatum
lipped
labialabinoun/flip
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Aristolochia labiata Willd.
Leochilus labiatus (Sw.) Kuntze
lachnogynus
lachnogyna
lachnogynum
hairy ovary
lachnelachnnoun/fλαχνη
soft wooly hair
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
gynegynnoun/fγυνε
woman, lady; wife; mistress; widow
usadjLatinizing suffix
Eriogonum lachnogynum Torr. ex Benth.
laciniatus
laciniata
laciniatum
deeply cut
lacinialacininoun/fsmall piece of cloth to be sewn on a garment for lapels, etc
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Dentaria laciniata Muhl. ex Willd.
Silphium laciniatum L.
Anthoceros laciniatus Schwein.
lacryma-jobi
lacrymae-joborum
Job"s tears
lacrymalacrymnoun/flacrima
L (also lacryma, lacruma, dacrima)
a tear
--cnct
generative of jobjobnoun/mJob
a character from the Old Testament who underwent great tribulations by the Devil to tempt him to renouce God
Coix lacryma-jobi L.
lacteus
lactea
lacteum
milky
lacteuslacteadjof or pertaining to milk, milky
Androsace lactea L.
Thelotrema lacteum Krempelh.
Cotoneaster lacteus W. W. Sm.
lacticolor
lacticolores
white like milk
laclactnoun/nmilk
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
colorcolornouncolor
Protea lacticolor Salisb.
lactifer
lactifera
lactiferum
mill bearning
laclactnoun/nmilk
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
ferferaparfero
to bear, carry, bring
lactiflorus
lactiflora
lactiflorum
milky flower
laclactnoun/nmilk
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Androsace lactiflora Fisch.
Eremurus lactiflorus O. Fedtsch.
lacunosus
lacunosa
lacunosum
full of hollows
lacunosuslacunosadjfull of holes or cavities
Cetraria lacunosa Ach.
Allium lacunosum S. Wats.
lacustris
lacustris
lacustre
growing by lakes or ponds
lacuslacnoun/mlake, pond, pool; reservoir, tank
ustrisustradjester
adjective suffix for nouns: origin or habitat
Bryum lacustre (Web. & Mohr) Bland. in Sturm
Iris lacustris Nutt.
ladanifer
ladanifera
ladaniferum
ladanum bearing
ladanumladannoun/nλεδανον
gum ladanum
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
ferferaparfero
to bear, carry, bring
Cistus ladanifer L.
Cistus ladaniferus L.