Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

anacampseros - ancyrensis

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

anacampseros
anacampserotes
an herb to restore lost love
anacampserosanacampserotnoun/mανακαμψερωϛ
an herb said to restore lost love; perhaps a Sedum
Sedum anacampseros L.
anacanthus
anacantha
anacanthum
without spines
ananpread
to, towards, near
a
α-
not, without, less
acanthaacanthnoun/fακανϑα
thorn, thistle
usadjLatinizing suffix
Opuntia anacantha Speg.
anacardioides
anacardioides
anacardioides
like the genus Anacardium (cashew)
anacardiumanacardinoun/nana
ανα
upwards, above, on, upon, up, high
cardia
καρδια
heart, mind, soul
um
Latinizing nounal suffix
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Cupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich.) Radlk.
anacardium
anacardia
heart shaped
anaanapreανα
upwards, above, on, upon, up, high
cardiacardinoun/fκαρδια
heart, mind, soul
umnoun/nLatinizing nounal suffix
Semecarpus anacardium L. f.
anagallideus
anagallidea
anagallideum
like the genus Anagallis (pimpernel)
anagallisanagallidnoun/fαναγαλλιϛ
Greek name for pimpernel
euseadjadjective suffix for nouns: made from, color, -like
Lindernia anagallidea (Michx.) Pennell
anagallidifolius
anagallidifolia
anagallidifolium
leaves like the genus Anagallis (pimpernel)
anagallisanagallidnoun/fαναγαλλιϛ
Greek name for pimpernel
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Epilobium anagallidifolium Lam.
anagallis-aquatica
anagalles-aquaticae
aquatic pimpernel
anagallisanagallnoun/fαναγαλλιϛ
Greek name for pimpernel
--cnct
aquaticusaquaticadjliving, growing or found in or by the water; aquatic
Veronica anagallis-aquatica L.
anagalloides
anagalloides
anagalloides
Anagallis like
anagallisanagallnoun/fαναγαλλιϛ
Greek name for pimpernel
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Hypericum anagalloides Cham. & Schlecht.
anagyrifolius
anagyrifolia
anagyrifolium
leaves like the genus Anagyris
anagyrosanagyrnoun/fαναγυροϛ
a strong smelling shrub with pods, perhaps Anagyris foetida
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Adenocarpus anagyrifolius Coss. & Balansa
anagyroides
anagyroides
anagyroides
like the genus Anagyris
anagyrosanagyrnoun/fαναγυροϛ
a strong smelling shrub with pods, perhaps Anagyris foetida
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Laburnum anagyroides Medik.
ananas
ananas
pineapple
ananasananasnoun/fTupi Indian (Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina)
name for Ananas comosa
Ananas ananas (L.) Voss
anatolicus
anatolica
anatolicum
of Anatolia, western Turkey
anatolicusanatolicadjAnatolia
Anatolia, Turkey
icus
-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Vicia anatolica Turrill
Cicer anatolicum Alef.
Bromus anatolicus Boiss. & Heldr.
anceps
ancipitis
ancipite
2 headed, compressed with 2 sharp edges
ancepsancipitadjtwo headed, peaked, sided, etc
Adiantum anceps Maxon & Morton
anchusiflorus
anchusiflora
anchusiflorum
flowers like the genus Anchusa
anchusaanchusnoun/fαγχουσα
a plant used for cosmetic as a rouge, perhaps Anchusa tinctoria
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Campanula anchusiflora Sibth. & Sm.
anchusifolius
anchusifolia
anchusifolium
leaves like the genus Anchusa
anchusaanchusnoun/fαγχουσα
a plant used for cosmetic as a rouge, perhaps Anchusa tinctoria
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Cochranea anchusifolia (Poir.) Guerke
Heliotropium anchusifolium Poir.
anchusoides
anchusoides
anchusoides
Anchusa like
anchusaanchusnoun/fαγχουσα
a plant used for cosmetic as a rouge, perhaps Anchusa tinctoria
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
ancillaris
ancillaris
ancillare
maidservant
ancillarisancillaradjof female servants
ancistrocarpus
ancistrocarpa
ancistrocarpum
hooked seed
ancistronancistrnoun/nαγκιστρον
fish or spindle hook
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
Acacia ancistrocarpa
ancistrochaetus
ancistrochaeta
ancistrochaetum
hooked hairs
ancistronancistrnoun/nαγκιστρον
fish or spindle hook
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
chaetechaetnoun/fχαιτη, ηϛ
long, loose, or flowing hair
usadjLatinizing suffix
Scirpus ancistrochaetus Schuyler
ancistroides
ancistroides
ancistroides
hook like
ancistronancistrnoun/nαγκιστρον
fish or spindle hook
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Sanguisorba ancistroides (Desf.) Ces.
ancyrensis
ancyrensis
ancyrense
of Ankara, Turkey
ancyraancyrnoun/fAncyra
Αγκυρα
a city in Galatia, now Ankara, the capital of Turkey
ensisensadjadjective suffix for nouns: country or place of origin or habitat