Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

pseudarmerius - pterocephalus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

pseudarmerius
pseudarmeria
pseudarmerium
mistakable for 'armeria'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
armeriusarmeriadjname for Dianthus barbatus
Armeria pseudarmeria (Murray) Mansf.
pseudibericus
pseudiberica
pseudibericum
mistakable for 'ibericus/a/um'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
ibericusibericadjHiberia
Spain
icus
-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Cyclamen pseudibericum F. H. Hildebr.
pseudoalpinus
pseudoalpina
pseudoalpinum
mistakable for 'alpinus/a/um'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
alpinusalpinadjof alps, mountains
Clematis pseudoalpina (Kuntze) A.Nels.
pseudoaquaticus
pseudoaquatica
pseudoaquaticum
mistakable for 'aquaticus/a/um'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
aquaticusaquaticadjliving, growing or found in or by the water; aquatic
pseudochrysanthus
pseudochrysantha
pseudochrysanthum
mistakable for chrysanthum
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
anthosanthnoun/nανϑοϛ
flower
usadjLatinizing suffix
Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum Hayata
pseudocinereus
pseudocinerea
pseudocinereum
mistakable for cinereus
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cinereuscinereadjlike ashes, ash colored
Placidiopsis pseudocinerea Breuss
pseudocuneatus
pseudocuneata
pseudocuneatum
mistakable for 'cuneatus'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cuneatuscuneatadjpointed, wedge shaped
pseudocyperus
pseudocypera
pseudocyperum
mistakable for Cyperus
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cyperoscypernoun/mκυπειροϛ
Cyperus longus
usadjLatinizing suffix
Carex pseudocyperus L.
pseudomontanus
pseudomontana
pseudomontanum
mistakable for 'montanus'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
montanusmontanadjof or belonging to the mountains
pseudopectinatus
pseudopectinata
pseudopectinatum
mistakable for 'pectinatus/a/um'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
pectenpectinnoun/ma comb, rake
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Achillea pseudopectinata Janka ex Boiss.
Turbinicarpus pseudopectinatus (Backeb.) Glass & R. C. Foster
pseudopetiolatus
pseudopetiolata
pseudopetiolatum
mistakable for 'petiolatus'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
petioluspetiolnoun/mpes
foot; claw
olus
substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declention nouns: diminutive
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
pseudoprocerus
pseudoprocera
pseudoprocerum
mistakable for 'procerus/a/um'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
procerusproceradjtall, large
pseudopumilus
pseudopumila
pseudopumilum
mistakable for 'pumilus/a/um'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
pumiluspumiladjdwarfish, little
pseudopunctatus
pseudopunctata
pseudopunctatum
mistakable for 'punctatus/a/um'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
punctumpunctnoun/nsomething that is pricked; a puncture; a spot; a small portion
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Mnium pseudopunctatum Bruch & Schimp.
pseudorupestris
pseudorupestris
pseudorupestre
mistakable for 'rupestris/e'
pseudespseudadjψευδηϛ
false, untrue
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
rupesrupnoun/fa rock
estrisestradjester
adjective suffix for nouns: origin or habitat
psiloclados
psiloclados
psilocladon
smooth stem
psilospsiladjψιλοϛ
rubbed bare; smooth
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cladoscladnoun/mκλαδοϛ
branch; shoot
osadjοϛ
adjectival suffix
psilostemon
psilostemones
glabrous stamens
psilospsiladjψιλοϛ
rubbed bare; smooth
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
stemonstemonnoun/mστημων
L: stamen
warp in loom; thread
Geranium psilostemon Ledeb.
psittacinus
psittacina
psittacinum
parrot like
psittacospsittacnoun/mψιττακοϛ
a parrot
inusinadj-ινοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: composition, color, resembling, owning
Alstroemeria psittacina Lehm.
Hippeastrum psittacinum (Ker Gawl.) Herb.
Gladiolus psittacinus Hook. f.
ptarmicus
ptarmica
ptarmicum
causes sneezing
ptarmicosptarmicadjπταρμικοϛ
making to sneeze
usadjLatinizing suffix
Achillea ptarmica L.
pteranthus
pterantha
pteranthum
winged flowers
pteronpternoun/nπτερον
feather, wing
anthosanthnoun/nανϑοϛ
flower
usadjLatinizing suffix
Cereus pteranthus Link ex A. Dietr.
pteridoides
pteridoides
pteridoides
fern like
pterispteridnoun/fπτεριϛ
a fern with feathery fronds (Theophrastus), Nephrodium filix-mas
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Ceratopteris pteridoides (Hook.) Hieron.
pterocarpus
pterocarpa
pterocarpum
winged fruit
pteronpternoun/nπτερον
feather, wing
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
Pterocarya pterocarpa (Michx.) Kunth ex Iljinsk.
Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.) Backer ex K. Heyne
Astragalus pterocarpus S. Wats.
pterocephalus
pterocephala
pterocephalum
winged head
pteronpternoun/nπτερον
feather, wing
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