Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

abscissus - abundiflorus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

abscissus
abscissa
abscissum
cut off
abscissusabscissadjsteep, abrupt, precipitous
abscido
to cut off or away
Asplenium abscissum Willd.
absconditus
abscondita
absconditum
hidden, concealed
absconditusabsconditpadjabscondo
hidden, secret, unknown
Carex abscondita Mackenzie
Thelidium absconditum (Hepp) Rebenh.
absconsus
absconsa
absconsum
hidden
absconsusabsconspadjabscondo
hidden, secret, unknown
Ramonia absconsa (Tuck.) Vezda
absimilis
absimilis
absimile
dissimilar
ababpreabs
away from
similissimiladjlike, resembling, similar
Psilocaulon absimile N. E. Br.
absinthifolius
absinthifolia
absinthifolium
leaves like absinthe
absinthiumabsinthinoun/nwormwood, Artemisia absinthium
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Bahia absinthifolia Benth.
absinthium
absinthia
wormwood; Artemisia absinthium; absinthe flavoring
absinthiumabsinthinoun/nwormwood, Artemisia absinthium
Artemisia absinthium L.
absolutus
absoluta
absolutum
finished, ended
absolutusabsolutpadjfinished, ended, concluded
Dibaeis absoluta (Tuck.) Kalb & Gierl
absonus
absona
absonum
deviating
absonusabsonadjdiscordant, dissonant; unsuitable
abstrusus
abstrusa
abstrusum
hidden
abstrususabstruspadjhidden, concealed
Parmelia abstrusa Vainio
abundiflorus
abundiflora
abundiflorum
with many flowers
abundusabundadjcopious
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Rubus abundiflorus Bailey