Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

antarcticus - apiifolius

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

antarcticus
antarctica
antarcticum
of Antarctic regions
antantpreanti
αντι
opposite, over, against, before, instead of, for
arctosarctnoun/fαρκτοϛ
GK: bear; L: the bear constellations, the north
icusicadj-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Nothofagus antarctica (G. Forst.) Oerst.
Trisetum antarcticum (G. Forst.) Trin.
Alopecurus antarcticus Vahl
antennariifolius
antennariifolia
antennariifolium
Antennaria leaved
antennariaantennarinoun/fantenna
yard arm from which a sail is hung (from which the word for insect antennae is derived)
arius
adjective suffix for nouns or numbers: connected to or possessed by
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Packera antennariifolia (Britt.) W.A. Weber & A. Love
Senecio antennariifolius Britt.
anthocrene
anthocrenai
fountain of flowers
anthosanthnoun/nανϑοϛ
flower
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
crenecrennoun/fκρηνη
spring, fountain-head
anthopogon
anthopogon
bearded flower
anthosanthnoun/nανϑοϛ
flower
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
pogonpogonnoun/mπωγων
the beard
anthracinus
anthracina
anthracinum
the color of coal
anthraxanthracnoun/mανϑραξ, ακοϛ
coal, charcoal
inusinadj-ινοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: composition, color, resembling, owning
Gyrophora anthracina (Wulfen) Korber
anticus
antica
anticum
before, in front
anticusanticadjin front, before
antipodus
antipoda
antipodum
of the polar regions, the Antipodes
antiantipreαντι
opposite, over, against, before, instead of, for
pouspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
usadjLatinizing suffix
antipyreticus
antipyretica
antipyreticum
anti fire
antiantipreαντι
opposite, over, against, before, instead of, for
pyrapyrnoun/fπυρα
funeral pyre
eticuseticadjiticus
-ιτικοϛ ?
adjective suffix: suitability, capability, owned by
Fontinalis antipyretica Hedw.
antiqui
antiquorum
of the ancient(s)
generative of antiquiantiqunoun/mthe ancients
Colocasia antiquorum Schott
antiquus
antiqua
antiquum
old
antiquusantiquadjwhat has been; former, old, ancient
Elymus antiquus (Nevski) Tzvelev
antirrhiniflorus
antirrhiniflora
antirrhiniflorum
Antirrhinum flowered
antirrhinumantirrhinnoun/nanti
αντι
opposite, over, against, before, instead of, for
r
ρ
sometimes the Greek aspirated 'r' is rrh and sometimes rh in the Latin transliteration
rhis
ριϛ, ινοϛ
the nose
inus
-ινοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: composition, color, resembling, owning
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Asarina antirrhiniflora (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Pennell
antirrhinifolius
antirrhinifolia
antirrhinifolium
Antirrhinum leaved
antirrhinumantirrhinnoun/nanti
αντι
opposite, over, against, before, instead of, for
r
ρ
sometimes the Greek aspirated 'r' is rrh and sometimes rh in the Latin transliteration
rhis
ριϛ, ινοϛ
the nose
inus
-ινοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: composition, color, resembling, owning
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
antirrhinoides
antirrhinoides
antirrhinoides
like Antirrhinum
antirrhinumantirrhinnoun/nanti
αντι
opposite, over, against, before, instead of, for
r
ρ
sometimes the Greek aspirated 'r' is rrh and sometimes rh in the Latin transliteration
rhis
ριϛ, ινοϛ
the nose
inus
-ινοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: composition, color, resembling, owning
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Scutellaria antirrhinoides Benth.
apenninus
apennina
apenninum
in the Apennines
apenninusapenninadjApenninus
a mountain range that runs diagonally across Italy
Anemone apennina L.
Helianthemum apenninum Miller ex L.
apertus
aperta
apertum
open
apertusapertadjwithout covering, uncovered
Nomocharis aperta Wils. ex Franch.
Pappophorum apertum Munro ex Scribn.
apetalus
apetala
apetalum
without petals
aapreabs
away from
petalumpetalnoun/nπεταλον
Mod L
petal (Gk: leaf, tablet)
usadjLatinizing suffix
Lychnis apetala L., non Silene apetala Willd.
Melandrium apetalum (L.) Fenzl
Myosurus apetalus Gray
aphyllus
aphylla
aphyllum
leafless
aapreα-
not, without, less
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Iris aphylla L.
Calligonum aphyllum (Pall.) Gurke
Pedilanthus aphyllus Boiss.
apiciniger
apicinigra
apicinigrum
black tip
apexapicnoun/mtip, point, top, extreme end
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
nigernigradjblack
apiculatus
apiculata
apiculatum
abrupt short point
apexapicnoun/mtip, point, top, extreme end
ulusulnoun/mdimutive substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nouns
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Cotoneaster apiculata Rehd. & Wilson
Bryum apiculatum Schwaegr.
Calochortus apiculatus Baker
apifer
apifera
apiferum
bee bearing
apisapnoun/fbee
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
ferferaparfero
to bear, carry, bring
apiifolius
apiifolia
apiifolium
parsley leaved
apiumapinoun/nparsley
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Maxonia apiifolia (Sw.) C. Christens.
Ligusticum apiifolium (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Gray