Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

luteoalbus - lyratus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

luteoalbus
luteoalba
luteoalbum
yellow white
luteusluteadjgolden, saffron, orange-yellow
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
albusalbadjwhite, dead white; pale; bright
Caloplaca luteoalba (Turner) Th. Fr.
Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum (L.) Hilliard & Burtt
luteolus
luteola
luteolum
yellowish
luteolusluteoladjyellowish
Alectoria luteola Mont.
Cliostomum luteolum Gowan
Lupinus luteolus Kellogg
lutescens
lutescens
lutescens
yellowish
luteusluteadjgolden, saffron, orange-yellow
scensscentadjescens
adjective suffix for nouns or adjectives: becoming like, incomplete resemblance -ish
Iris lutescens Lam.
luteus
lutea
luteum
yellow
luteusluteadjgolden, saffron, orange-yellow
Cladrastis lutea (Michx.f.) K.Koch
Chamaelirium luteum (L.) Gray
Calochortus luteus Dougl.
luteus-albidus
lutea-albida
luteum-albidum
light yellow
luteusluteadjgolden, saffron, orange-yellow
--cnct
albidusalbidadjwhitish, white
luxurians
luxurians
luxurians
luxuriant
luxuriansluxuriantaparluxurio
to be luxuriant; to indulge in excess
Zea luxurians (Durieu & Asch.) R. M. Bird
lychnitis
lychnites
lamp like
lychnoslychnnoun/mλυχνοϛ
a light, lamp
itisitnoun/mites
-ιταϛ ?
substantive suffix for nouns: connection to a noun
Verbascum lychnitis L.
lycoctonus
lycoctona
lycoctonum
wolf slaying
lycoctonoslycoctonadjλυκοκτονοϛ
wolf-slaying
usadjLatinizing suffix
Aconitum lycoctonum L.
lydius
lydia
lydium
Lydia, Asia Minor
lydiuslydiadjLydius
of Lydia, capital: Sardis, origin of the Etruscans
Genista lydia Boiss.
lyratus
lyrata
lyratum
lyre shaped
lyralyrnoun/fλυρα
a lute, lyre
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Arabis lyrata L.
Nasturtium lyratum Nutt.
Enarthrocarpus lyratus (Forssk.) DC.