Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

obconicus - obscurus

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Type/
Gender

Meaning

obconicus
obconica
obconicum
inverted cone
obobpreagainst, contrary
conusconnoun/mκωνοϛ
cone
icusicadj-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Holocarpha obconica (J.C. Clausen & Keck) Keck
obcordellus
obcordella
obcordellum
small heart shaped
obobpreagainst, contrary
corcordnoun/nheart; soul; mind
elluselladjadjective suffix for adjective: diminutive
Conophytum obcordellum (Haw.) N. E. Br.
obesus
obesa
obesum
fat
obesusobespparstout, plump
Casuarina obesa Miq.
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roem. & Schult.
Cyperus obesus Liebm.
oblatus
oblata
oblatum
elongated left to right
oblatusoblatpparNeo-Latin
oval shaped left to right, constructed using ob- with latus in the way that prolatus is spelled.
Cryptantha oblata (M.E. Jones) Payson
obliquus
obliqua
obliquum
oblique
obliquusobliquadjslanted, oblique, awry
Matelea obliqua (Jacq.) Woods.
Allium obliquum L.
Gonolobus obliquus (Jacq.) R. Br. ex J.A. Schultes
oblongatus
oblongata
oblongatum
oblong shaped
oblongusoblongadjlonger than wide, oblong
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Draba oblongata R.Br. ex DC.
Cremanthodium oblongatum C. B. Clarke
oblongifolius
oblongifolia
oblongifolium
oblong leaves
oblongusoblongadjlonger than wide, oblong
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Goodyera oblongifolia Raf.
Rhododendron oblongifolium (Small) Millais
Aster oblongifolius Nutt.
oblongus
oblonga
oblongum
oblong
oblongusoblongadjlonger than wide, oblong
Parahancornia oblonga (Benth. ex Mull. Arg.) Monach.
Bryum oblongum Lindb.
Potamogeton oblongus Viviani
obovatus
obovata
obovatum
obovate (inversely egg shaped)
obobpreagainst, contrary
ovumovnoun/nan egg
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Euonymus obovata Nutt.
Alsinidendron obovatum Sherff
Senecio obovatus Muhl. ex Willd.
obscurus
obscura
obscurum
obscured
obscurusobscuradjdark, shady, obscured
Acarospora obscura H. Magn.
Epilobium obscurum Schreb.
Astragalus obscurus S. Wats.