Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

linearifolius - lobatus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

linearifolius
linearifolia
linearifolium
linear leaves
linearislinearadjof or pertaining to lines
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Batschia linearifolia (Goldie) Small
Dichanthelium linearifolium (Scribn. ex Nash) Gould
Haplopappus linearifolius DC.
linearilobus
lineariloba
linearilobum
linear lobes
linearislinearadjof or pertaining to lines
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
lobuslobnoun/mλοβοϛ
Late L
Greek: lobe of the ear; late Latin: husk, pod
usadjLatinizing suffix
Angelica lineariloba Gray
Convolvulus linearilobus Eastw.
linearis
linearis
lineare
linear
linealinenoun/fplumb-line, line (drawn)
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Allium lineare L.
Chilopsis linearis (Cav.) Sweet
lineatus
lineata
lineatum
linear
linealinenoun/fplumb-line, line (drawn)
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Canavalia lineata (Thunb.) DC.
Antrophyum lineatum (Sw.) Kaulfuss
Amaranthus lineatus R. Br.
lingua
linguae
tongue like
lingualingunoun/ftongue; language
Ranunculus lingua L.
linguiformis
linguiformis
linguiforme
tongue shaped
lingualingunoun/ftongue; language
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
formisformadjin botanical Latin a substantive suffix for nouns derived from 'forma': to be in the form or shape of...
Glottiphyllum linguiforme (L.) N. E. Br.
Aster linguiformis Burgess
lingulatus
lingulata
lingulatum
(little) tongue like
lingulalingulnoun/fa little tongue hence a number of tongue shaped things: land, shoe tongue, spoon, etc.
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Campanula lingulata Waldst.
Philodendron lingulatum (L.) K. Koch
lithophilus
lithophila
lithophilum
stone loving
lithoslithnoun/mλιϑοϛ
stone
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
philusphiladjphilos
φιλοσ, ε, ον
loved; loving, friendly, fond
us
Latinizing suffix
Arenaria lithophila Rydb.
Panicum lithophilum Swallen
litoralis
litoralis
litorale
of the sea shore; littoral
litoralislitoraladjof or guarding the shore/sea-shore; sometimes spelled littoralis
Sedum litorale Komar.
Microphyes litoralis Phil.
littoralis
littoralis
littorale
of the sea shore; littoral
littoralislittoraladjlitoralis
of or guarding the shore/sea-shore; sometimes spelled littoralis
Sisyrinchium littorale Greene
Glehnia littoralis F.Schmidt ex Miq.
lividus
livida
lividum
lead colored
lividuslividadjcolor of lead; bluish
Caloplaca livida (Hepp) Jatta
Geocaulon lividum (Richards.) Fern.
Amaranthus lividus L.
lobatus
lobata
lobatum
lobed
lobuslobnoun/mλοβοϛ
Late L
Greek: lobe of the ear; late Latin: husk, pod
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Viola lobata Benth.
Achnatherum lobatum (Swallen) Barkworth
Croton lobatus L.