Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

pavoninus - pelviformis

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

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Type/
Gender

Meaning

pavoninus
pavonina
pavoninum
peacock like, blue or having an eye
pavopavonnoun/ma peacock
inusinadjadjective suffix for nouns: belonging to or resembling
Anemone pavonina Boiss.
Papaver pavoninum Fisch. & C. A. Mey.
pavonius
pavonia
pavonium
peacock like, blue or having an eye
pavopavonnoun/ma peacock
iusiadj-ιοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: characteristic of, connected to, resembling, when related to -eus: of..., ...like
Cora pavonia (Sw.) Fr.
Dictyonema pavonium (Sw.) Parmasto
Dianthus pavonius Tausch
pecten-veneris
pectines-venerum
Venus' comb
pectenpectinnoun/ma comb, rake
--cnct
generative of venusvenernoun/fVenus
Venus, goddess of love
Scandix pecten-veneris L.
pectinatus
pectinata
pectinatum
comb like
pectenpectinnoun/ma comb, rake
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Luetkea pectinata (Pursh) Kuntze
Solanum pectinatum Dunal
Potamogeton pectinatus L.
pedatifidus
pedatifida
pedatifidum
divided like a (bird's) foot
pedatuspedatpparpedo
to furnish, have feet
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
fidusfidpparfindo
to cleave, split, separate, divide
Viola pedatifida G.Don
Oligosporus pedatifidus (Nutt.) Poljakov
pedatisectus
pedatisecta
pedatisectum
divided like a foot
pedatuspedatpparpedo
to furnish, have feet
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
sectussectpparseco
to cut, cut off, cut up; divide, separate
Pinellia pedatisecta Schott
pedatus
pedata
pedatum
(bird's) foot like
pedatuspedatpparpedo
to furnish, have feet
Viola pedata L.
Adiantum pedatum L.
Rubus pedatus Sm.
peduncularis
peduncularis
pedunculare
with a flower stalk (peduncle)
pedunculuspedunculnoun/ma little foot; hence a foot stalk
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Hedysarum pedunculare Cav.
Triteleia peduncularis Lindl.
pedunculatus
pedunculata
pedunculatum
with a flower stalk (peduncle)
pedunculuspedunculnoun/ma little foot; hence a foot stalk
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Viola pedunculata Torr. & Gray
Thalictrum pedunculatum Edgew.
Solenomelus pedunculatus Hochr.
pellucidus
pellucida
pellucidum
translucent
pelluciduspellucidadjtransparent
Terminalia pellucida C. Presl
Dichodontium pellucidum (Hedw.) Schimp.
Fissidens pellucidus Hornsch.
peloponnesiacus
peloponnesiaca
peloponnesiacum
from Peloponnesia
peloponnesiacuspeloponnesiacadjPeloponnesiacus
from Peloponnesus, the south portion of the Greek peninsula
peltatus
peltata
peltatum
shield like, peltate
peltatuspeltatadjpelta
πελτη
a small shield used by the Thracians
Darmera peltata (Torr. ex Benth.) Voss
Peltiphyllum peltatum (Torr. ex Benth.) Engl.
Convolvulus peltatus L.
pelviformis
pelviformis
pelviforme
bowl shaped
pelvispelvnoun/fπελλιϛ
a bowl, basin
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
formisformadjin botanical Latin a substantive suffix for nouns derived from 'forma': to be in the form or shape of...
Campanula pelviformis Lam.