Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

macedonicus - manicatus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

macedonicus
macedonica
macedonicum
of Macedonia
macedonicusmacedonicadjMacedonicus
of or pertaining to Macedonia
Anthemis macedonica Boiss. & Orph.
Sempervivum macedonicum Praeger
Astragalus macedonicus Heldr. & Charrel
macerrimus
macerrima
macerrimum
thinnest
superlative of macermaceradjthin, meagre, barren
rimusrimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
macradenus
macradena
macradenum
with large glands
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
usadjLatinizing suffix
Erodium macradenum L'Her. ex Gren. & Godr.
macrantherus
macranthera
macrantherum
large anthered
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
antheraanthernoun/fανϑηρα
Mod L
anther
usadjLatinizing suffix
Quercus macranthera Fisch. & C. A. Mey. ex Hohen.
macranthopsis
macranthopses
large flower-like
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
anthosanthnoun/nανϑοϛ
flower
opsisopsnoun/fοψιϛ
an appearance; a seeing
Tricyrtis macranthopsis Masam.
macranthus
macrantha
macranthum
large flowered
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
anthosanthnoun/nανϑοϛ
flower
usadjLatinizing suffix
Scrophularia macrantha Greene ex Stiefelhagen
Allium macranthum Baker
Erigeron macranthus Nutt.
macroalbus
macroalba
macroalbum
large white
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
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
macrocalyx
macrocalyces
large calyx
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
calyxcalycnoun/fκαλυξ, υκοϛ
husk, covering, calyx
Clinopodium macrocalyx Small
macrocarpus
macrocarpa
macrocarpum
large fruited
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
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
Oenothera macrocarpa Nutt.
Lomatium macrocarpum (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Coult. & Rose
Calochortus macrocarpus Dougl.
macrocentron
macrocentra
large spine
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
centroncentrnoun/nκεντρον
a sting; sharp point; spur
Delphinium macrocentron Oliv.
macrocephalus
macrocephala
macrocephalum
large head
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cephalecephalnoun/fκεφαλη
head; front; end, point; source, top; chief person
usadjLatinizing suffix
Centaurea macrocephala Puschk. ex Willd.
Trifolium macrocephalum (Pursh) Poir.
Carduus macrocephalus Desf.
macrodon
macrodontes
large tooth
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
odonodontnoun/mοδων, οντοϛ
Ion
a tooth
Astragalus macrodon (Hook. & Arn.) Gray
macrodontus
macrodonta
macrodontum
large toothed
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
odonodontnoun/mοδων, οντοϛ
Ion
a tooth
usadjLatinizing suffix
Pedicularis macrodonta Richards.
Salpianthus macrodontus Standl.
macroglossus
macroglossa
macroglossum
large tongued
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
glossaglossnoun/fγλωσσα
the tongue; a language
usadjLatinizing suffix
Digitaria macroglossa Henr.
Senecio macroglossus DC.
macrolepis
macrolepides
large scales
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
lepislepidnoun/fλεπιϛ
scale, shell
Balsamorhiza macrolepis Sharp
macropetalus
macropetala
macropetalum
large petals
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
petalumpetalnoun/nπεταλον
Mod L
petal (Gk: leaf, tablet)
usadjLatinizing suffix
Clematis macropetala Ledeb.
Allium macropetalum Rydb.
Rubus macropetalus Dougl. ex Hook.
macrophyllus
macrophylla
macrophyllum
large leaved
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
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
Anemonopsis macrophylla Sieb. & Zucc.
Rhododendron macrophyllum D.Don ex G.Don
Aster macrophyllus L.
macropunctatus
macropunctata
macropunctatum
large spots
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
punctumpunctnoun/nsomething that is pricked; a puncture; a spot; a small portion
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Callistemon macropunctatus auct.
macropus
macropodi
large stalk (foot)
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
puspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
Tricyrtis macropoda Miq.
Daphniphyllum macropodum Miq.
Entodon macropus nom. illeg. orthogr. pro
macrorhizus
macrorhiza
macrorhizum
large rooted
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
rhizarhiznoun/fριζα
root; stem, origin
usadjLatinizing suffix
Campanula macrorhiza A.DC. ex Gay
Cymopterus macrorhizus Buckl.
macrosiphon
macrosiphon
large tube
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
siphonsiphonnoun/mσιφων, ωνοσ
reed, straw, tube
Iris macrosiphon Torr.
macrospermus
macrosperma
macrospermum
large seed
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
spermaspermnoun/nσπερμα
seed, germ
usadjLatinizing suffix
Asclepias macrosperma Eastw.
Chenopodium macrospermum Hook. f.
macrostachyus
macrostachya
macrostachyum
large spikes
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
stachysstachynoun/mσταχυϛ
spike; ear of corn
usadjLatinizing suffix
Psoralea macrostachya DC.
Heterocentron macrostachyum Naud.
Aeluropus macrostachyus Hack.
macrostemon
macrostemones
large stamen
macrosmacradjμακροϛ
long; tall, high, deep, far
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
stemonstemonnoun/mστημων
L: stamen
warp in loom; thread
Rubus macrostemon Focke
maculatus
maculata
maculatum
spotted
maculatusmaculatpparmaculo
to spot, stain, pollute, defile
Chimaphila maculata (L.) Pursh
Arum maculatum L.
Eupatoriadelphus maculatus (L.) King & H.E. Robins.
magnipunctatus
magnipunctata
magnipunctatum
large spots
magnusmagnadjlarge, great, high, extensive
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
punctumpunctnoun/nsomething that is pricked; a puncture; a spot; a small portion
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Punctillaria magnipunctata (Haw.) N. E. Br.
Mesembryanthemum magnipunctatum Haw.
Pleiospilos magnipunctatus (Haw.) Schwantes
magnus
magna
magnum
large
magnusmagnadjlarge, great, high, extensive
Avena magna Murphy & Terrell
Ischaemum magnum Rendle
Lupinus magnus Greene
majalis
majalis
majale
in May
majusmajnoun/mMaius
May
alisaladjadjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Convallaria majalis L.
major
major
majus
larger (originally spelled maior)
majormajadjcomparative of magnus
large, great, high, extensive
Astrantia major L.
Ammi majus L.
malacodendron
malacodendra
soft tree
malacosmalacadjμαλακοϛ
soft, gentle; youthful; womanish
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
dendrondendrnoun/nδενδρον, ου
tree
Stewartia malacodendron L.
malacophyllus
malacophylla
malacophyllum
soft leaves
malacosmalacadjμαλακοϛ
soft, gentle; youthful; womanish
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
Acacia malacophylla Benth.
Dichanthelium malacophyllum (Nash) Gould
Orostachys malacophyllus (Pall.) Fisch.
mammillaris
mammillaris
mammillare
with nipples
mammillamammillnoun/fincorrect spelling of mamilla; a breast, teat
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Raoulia mammillaris Hook.f.
mammulosus
mammulosa
mammulosum
nippled
mammamammnoun/fa mother; a breast, teat
ulaulnoun/fulus
dimutive substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nouns
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
mancus
manca
mancum
defective, imperfect
mancusmancadjmaimed; defective, imperfect
Rosa manca Greene
Eriogonum mancum Rydb.
mani
manorum
of the hand(s)
generative of manusmannoun/fa hand
manicatus
manicata
manicatum
long sleeved
manicatusmanicatadjhaving long sleeves
Passiflora manicata (Juss.) Pers.