Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

pendulinus - pes-tigridis

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

pendulinus
pendulina
pendulinum
hanging
penduluspenduladjhanging, pendent
inusinadjadjective suffix for nouns: belonging to or resembling
Arabis pendulina Greene
Allium pendulinum Ten.
Streblus pendulinus (Endl.) F. Muell.
pendulus
pendula
pendulum
pendulous
penduluspenduladjhanging, pendent
Carex pendula Huds.
Bryum pendulum (Hornsch.) Schimp.
Agapanthus pendulus L. Bolus
pennatus
pennata
pennatum
feathered
pennatuspennatadjfeathered
Stipa pennata L.
Convolvulus pennatus Desr.
pentachaetus
pentachaeta
pentachaetum
with five hairs
pentapentapreπεντα-
five
chaetechaetnoun/fχαιτη, ηϛ
long, loose, or flowing hair
usadjLatinizing suffix
Dyssodia pentachaeta (DC.) B.L.Robins.
Hymenatherum pentachaetum DC.
pentalophus
pentalopha
pentalophum
5 crests
pentapentapreπεντα-
five
lophoslophnoun/mλοφοϛ
the back of the neck; crest of a hill or helmet
usadjLatinizing suffix
Echinocereus pentalophus (DC.) Lem.
pentandrus
pentandra
pentandrum
5 stamens
pentpentnounpenta
πεντα-
five
anerandrnoun/mανηρ, ανδροϛ
man; male; husband
usadjLatinizing suffix
Mitella pentandra Hook.
Bombax pentandrum L.
Pentodon pentandrus (K. Schum.) Vatke
pentapetalus
pentapetala
pentapetalum
5 petals
pentapentapreπεντα-
five
petalumpetalnoun/nπεταλον
Mod L
petal (Gk: leaf, tablet)
usadjLatinizing suffix
Nelumbo pentapetala sensu Fern., non Nymphaea pentaphylla Walt.
Geum pentapetalum (L.) Makino
pentaphyllos
pentaphyllos
pentaphyllon
5 leaved
pentapentapreπεντα-
five
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
osadjοϛ
adjectival suffix
Cardamine pentaphyllos (L.) Crantz
pentaphyllus
pentaphylla
pentaphyllum
5 leaved
pentapentapreπεντα-
five
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Cardamine pentaphylla Phil.
Pediomelum pentaphyllum (L.) Rydb.
Eleutherococcus pentaphyllus (Sieb. & Zucc.) Nakai
perbellus
perbella
perbellum
very pretty
perperprethrough, extra, very
bellusbelladjdelightful, beautiful, pleasing, excellent
perdurans
perdurans
perdurans
enduring
perduransperduraparperduro
to harden; to endure
peregrinus
peregrina
peregrinum
foreign
peregrinusperegrinadjforeign
Campanula peregrina L.
Gnaphalium peregrinum Fern.
Erigeron peregrinus (Banks ex Pursh) Greene
perennis
perennis
perenne
perennial
perennisperennadjremaining or lasting throughout the year
Linum perenne L.
Bellis perennis L.
perfectus
perfecta
perfectum
perfect, compete (both male & female)
perfectusperfectpparperficio
to accomplish, finish, complete
perfoliatus
perfoliata
perfoliatum
leaves joined around stem
perperprethrough, extra, very
foliatusfoliatadjprovided with or having leaves
Montia perfoliata (Donn ex Willd.) T.J.Howell
Eupatorium perfoliatum L.
Potamogeton perfoliatus L.
perforatus
perforata
perforatum
perforated
perforatusperforatpparperforo
to bore through, pierce, perforate
Metrosideros perforata (J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.) A. Rich.
Parmotrema perforatum (Jacq.) Massal.
Andropogon perforatus Trin. ex Fourn.
pernitens
pernitens
pernitens
shining
pernitenspernitentaparperniteo
to shine
perplexans
perplexans
perplexans
confusing
perplexansperplexaparperplexor
to cause confusion
perpusillus
perpusilla
perpusillum
very small
perpusillusperpusilladjvery small, tiny
Fimbristylis perpusilla Harper ex Small & Britt.
Rhachithecium perpusillum (Thwaites & Mitt. in Mitt.) Broth.
Endococcus perpusillus Nyl.
persicus
persica
persicum
of Persia
persicuspersicadjPersicus
Persian
Amygdalus persica L.
Cyclamen persicum Miller
Asparagus persicus Baker
persistens
persistens
persistens
persisting
persistenspersistentaparpersisto
to persist
Calochortus persistens Ownbey
perulatus
perulata
perulatum
with perules (bud scales)
perulaperulnoun/fa little pocket, wallet
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Andromeda perulata Miq.
Enkianthus perulatus C. K. Schneid.
pes
pedes
foot
pespednoun/mfoot; claw
pes-caprae
pedes-caprarum
goat's foot like
pespednoun/mfoot; claw
--cnct
generative of capracaprnoun/fshe-goat
pes-tigridis
pedes-tigridum
tiger's paw
pespednoun/mfoot; claw
--cnct
generative of tigristigridnoun/fτιγριϛ
a tiger, tigress
Ipomoea pes-tigridis L.