Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

nodiflorus - nummularius

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

nodiflorus
nodiflora
nodiflorum
flowers from nodes
nodusnodnoun/ma knot
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Jacquemontia nodiflora (Desv.) G. Don
Apium nodiflorum (L.) Lag.
Convolvulus nodiflorus Desv.
nodosus
nodosa
nodosum
conspicuous nodes
nodusnodnoun/ma knot
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
Scrophularia nodosa L.
Anisophyllum nodosum Klotzsch & Garcke
Andropogon nodosus (Willem.) Nash
noli-tangere

do not touch
nolinoliinfnolo
to be unwilling, not want
--cnct
tangeretangerinf
Impatiens noli-tangere L.
non-scriptus
non-scripta
non-scriptum
unmarked
nonnonprenot
--cnct
scriptusscriptadjscribo
to write, to draw
Hyacinthoides non-scripta (L.) Chouard ex Rothm.
notabilis
notabilis
notabile
remarkable, notable
notabilisnotabiladjthat may be marked, remarkable, distinguished, noteworthy, extraordinary, memorable, conspicuous
Sorghum notabile Snowden
Acacia notabilis F.Muell.
notatior
notatior
notatius
more marked
comparative of notatusnotatadjmarked
ioradjcomparative suffix; more so, to a greater degree; more-, -er (e.g. larger, prettier, whiter)
novae-angliae
novarum-angliarum
of New England, US
novusnovadjnew
--cnct
generative of angliaanglinoun/fAnglia
England, named after the Anglo-Saxons who conqured England before the Romans
Aster novae-angliae L.
novus
nova
novum
new
novusnovadjnew
Artemisia nova A.Nels.
Seriphidium novum (A. Nels.) W.A. Weber
novus-anglicus
nova-anglica
novum-anglicum
of New England
novusnovadjnew
--cnct
anglicusanglicadj/fAnglicus
of the Angles, England
Eucalyptus nova-anglica H. Deane & Maiden
nubicola
nubicolae
one who lives in the clouds
nubesnubnoun/fcloud
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
colacolnoun/fincola
dweller, inhabitant -> -cola/-colus suffix
Carex nubicola Mackenzie
nubigenus
nubigena
nubigenum
from the clouds
nubesnubnoun/fcloud
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
genusgenadj/ in botanical Latin: born or originating in a place or condition
Cryptantha nubigena (Greene) Payson
Eriophyllum nubigenum Greene ex Gray
Rubus nubigenus Kunth
nucifer
nucifera
nuciferum
nut bearing
nuxnucnoun/fa nut
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
ferferaparfero
to bear, carry, bring
Cocos nucifera L.
Caryocar nuciferum L.
nudicaulis
nudicaulis
nudicaule
bare stem
nudusnudadjnaked, bare, unclothed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
cauliscauladj/ καυλοϛ
stem of a plant; usual spelling was colis or coles
Delphinium nudicaule Torr. & Gray
Aralia nudicaulis L.
nudiflorus
nudiflora
nudiflorum
naked flowering
nudusnudadjnaked, bare, unclothed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Azalea nudiflora L.
Desmodium nudiflorum (L.) DC.
Dipteracanthus nudiflorus Engelm. & Gray
nudus
nuda
nudum
bare
nudusnudadjnaked, bare, unclothed
Mitella nuda L.
Eriogonum nudum Dougl. ex Benth.
Calochortus nudus S.Wats.
numidicus
numidica
numidicum
from Numidia, between Mauritania and Carthage, now Algeria
numidicusnumidicadjNumidicus
of Numidia, between Mauritania and Carthage
Abies numidica de Lannoy ex Carriere
nummularius
nummularia
nummularium
coin shaped
nummulusnummulnoun/mnumulus
money (also nummulus)
ariusariadjadjective suffix for nouns or numbers: connected to or possessed by
Lysimachia nummularia L.
Helianthemum nummularium (L.) Mill.
Convolvulus nummularius L.