Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

obtusangulus - oculatus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

obtusangulus
obtusangula
obtusangulum
obtuse angle
obtususobtusadjblunt, dull; obtuse
angulusanguladjαγκυλοϛ
angle/ Gk: crooked, angular
Tetrapleura obtusangula Welw. ex Oliv.
Amblygonocarpus obtusangulus (Welw. ex Oliv.) Harms
obtusatus
obtusata
obtusatum
obtuse
obtususobtusadjblunt, dull; obtuse
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Platanthera obtusata (Banks ex Pursh) Lindl.
Sedum obtusatum Gray
Cyperus obtusatus (J.& K. Presl) Mattf. & Kukenth.
obtusiculus
obtusicula
obtusiculum
a little blunt or dull
obtususobtusadjblunt, dull; obtuse
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
culusculadjadjective suffix for adjectives: diminutive
obtusifolius
obtusifolia
obtusifolium
blunt leaved
obtususobtusadjblunt, dull; obtuse
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Androsace obtusifolia All.
Sedum obtusifolium C. A. Mey.
Anomodon obtusifolius Bruch & Schimp.
obtusilobus
obtusiloba
obtusilobum
blunt lobed
obtususobtusadjblunt, dull; obtuse
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
lobuslobnoun/mλοβοϛ
Late L
Greek: lobe of the ear; late Latin: husk, pod
usadjLatinizing suffix
Anemone obtusiloba D.Don
Taraxacum obtusilobum Dahlst.
Lupinus obtusilobus Heller
obtusior
obtusior
obtusius
more blunt
comparative of obtususobtusadjblunt, dull; obtuse
ioradjcomparative suffix; more so, to a greater degree; more-, -er (e.g. larger, prettier, whiter)
obtusissimus
obtusissima
obtusissimum
bluntest
superlative of obtususobtusadjblunt, dull; obtuse
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
obtusus
obtusa
obtusum
blunt
obtususobtusadjblunt, dull; obtuse
Chamaecyparis obtusa (Siebold & Zucc.) Siebold & Zucc. ex Endl.
Panicum obtusum Kunth
Desmanthus obtusus S. Wats.
occidentalis
occidentalis
occidentale
of the west
occidensoccidentnoun/mthe west, sunset
alisaladjadjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Delphinium occidentale (S.Wats.) S.Wats.
Androsace occidentalis Pursh
occultus
occulta
occultum
hidden
occultusoccultadjhidden, secret
Nephroma occultum Wetmore
Rubus occultus Bailey
ocellatus
ocellata
ocellatum
like a little eye
ocellusocellnoun/ma little eye
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Acarospora ocellata H. Magn.
Cyphelium ocellatum (Korber) Trevisan
ochraceus
ochracea
ochraceum
pale yellow, ochre
ochrosochradjωχροϛ
pale
aceusaceadjadjective suffix for nouns: resembles, of..., ...like, mixture using, fragrance of; borrowed from nouns declined like ...ax, ...acis + eus
Coprosma ochracea Oliver
Hygrohypnum ochraceum (Turn. ex Wils.) Loeske
Cyperus ochraceus Vahl
ochrocephalus
ochrocephala
ochrocephalum
pale yellow head
ochrosochradjωχροϛ
pale
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
Eriogonum ochrocephalum S.Wats.
ochroleucus
ochroleuca
ochroleucum
pale yellow white
ochrosochradjωχροϛ
pale
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
leucosleucadjλευκοϛ
bright, brilliant, clear; white, pale
usadjLatinizing suffix
Clematis ochroleuca Ait.
Sedum ochroleucum Chaix
Erigeron ochroleucus Nutt.
octopetalus
octopetala
octopetalum
8 petaled
octooctoadjeight
petalumpetalnoun/nπεταλον
Mod L
petal (Gk: leaf, tablet)
usadjLatinizing suffix
Dryas octopetala L.
octophyllus
octophylla
octophyllum
8 leaved
octooctoadjeight
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Pimelea octophylla R. Br.
oculatus
oculata
oculatum
with an eye
oculusoculnoun/man eye
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Pertusaria oculata (Dickson) Th. Fr.