Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

podocarpus - poeticus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

podocarpus
podocarpa
podocarpum
footed seed
pouspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
Oxytropis podocarpa Gray
Desmodium podocarpum DC.
Astragalus podocarpus C. A. Mey.
podolepis
podolepides
footed scales
pouspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
lepislepidnoun/fλεπιϛ
scale, shell
Catapyrenium podolepis Breuss
podophyllus
podophylla
podophyllum
sturdily stalked leaf
pouspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Rodgersia podophylla A. Gray
Syngonium podophyllum Schott
poeticus
poetica
poeticum
of poets, especially Roman and Greek poets
poeticuspoeticadjποιητικοϛ
poetic
Dodecatheon poeticum Henderson
Narcissus poeticus L.