Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

apocarpus - apus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

apocarpus
apocarpa
apocarpum
seed away from each other
apoapopreαπο
off, away, down, from
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
Grimmia apocarpa Hedw.
Schistidium apocarpum (Hedw.) Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G.
apocladus
apoclada
apocladum
branches away from each other
apoapopreαπο
off, away, down, from
cladoscladnoun/mκλαδοϛ
branch; shoot
usadjLatinizing suffix
Scleropodium apocladum (Mitt.) Grout
apoclitus
apoclita
apoclitum
bending down
apoclitosapoclitadjαποκλιτοϛ
bending downwards, declining
usadjLatinizing suffix
Primula apoclita Balf. f. & Forrest
apocynifolius
apocynifolia
apocynifolium
leaves like Apocynum
apocynumapocynnounapocynon
αποκυνον
Dog's bane, reputedly poisonous to dogs; variously ascribed to Cynanchum erectum, Aconitum lycoctonum
us
Latinizing suffix
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Euphorbia apocynifolia Small
Hypericum apocynifolium Small
apodantherus
apodanthera
apodantherum
flowering without stalks
aapreα-
not, without, less
puspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
antherosanthernoun/nανϑηροϛ
flowering, blooming
usadjLatinizing suffix
apodanthus
apodantha
apodanthum
flowers without stalks
aapreα-
not, without, less
puspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
anthosanthnoun/nανϑοϛ
flower
usadjLatinizing suffix
apodectus
apodecta
apodectum
accepted, welcome
apodectosapodectadjαποδεκτοϛ
accepted, welcome
usadjLatinizing suffix
apodocarpus
apodocarpa
apodocarpum
seeds without feet
aapreα-
not, without, less
puspodnoun/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
Cladonia apodocarpa Robbins
apodotropis
apodotropis
apodotrope
foot without a keel
aapreα-
not, without, less
puspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
tropistropnoun/fτροπιϛ
ship's keel
isadjadjectival suffix
Lupinus apodotropis Heller
apodus
apoda
apodum
stalkless
aapreα-
not, without, less
puspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
usadjLatinizing suffix
aponeurus
aponeura
aponeurum
veins out, away
apoapopreαπο
off, away, down, from
neuronneurnoun/nνευρον
sinew, tendon, nerve
usadjLatinizing suffix
Hibiscus aponeurus Sprague & Hutch.
apophyllus
apophylla
apophyllum
leaves away from each other
apoapopreαπο
off, away, down, from
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
appendiculatus
appendiculata
appendiculatum
with small appendages
appendiculaappendiculnoun/fsmall appendage
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Antennaria appendiculata Fern.
Decemium appendiculatum (Michx.) Small
Andropogon appendiculatus Nees
applanatus
applanata
applanatum
flattened out
apappread
to, towards, near
apo
απο
off, away, down, from
planusplanadjeven, level, flat
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Acarospora applanata H. Magn.
Cotoneaster applanatus Duthie ex J. H. Veitch
applicatus
applicata
applicatum
near
applicatusapplicatadjattached, close, annexed
appressipilis
appressipilis
appressipile
with hairs pressed flat
appressusappresspadjapprimo
to press to; (also adprimo)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
piluspilnoun/ma hair; a trifle
isadjadjectival suffix
appressipilus
appressipila
appressipilum
with hairs pressed flat
appressusappresspadjapprimo
to press to; (also adprimo)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
piluspilnoun/ma hair; a trifle
usadjLatinizing suffix
Arachis appressipila Krapov. & W. C. Greg.
appressus
appressa
appressum
appressed
apappread
to, towards, near
apo
απο
off, away, down, from
pressuspresspparpremo
to press, squeeze
Lycopodiella appressa (Chapman) Cranfill
Gastrolobium appressum C. A. Gardner
apricus
aprica
apricum
sun loving
apricusapricadjuncovered, lying open; exposed to the sun
Antennaria aprica Greene
Eriogonum apricum J.T. Howell
Aster apricus (Gray) Rydb.
apterus
aptera
apterum
without wings
apterosapteradjαπτεροϛ
without wings
usadjLatinizing suffix
Zizia aptera (Gray) Fern.
apulus
apula
apulum
from Apulia (now Puglia), a province in southern Italy
apulusapuladjAppulus
from Apulia, (now Puglia) north of Calabria, a province in southern Italy (also Apulus)
Myosotis apula L.
Neatostema apulum (L.) I. M. Johnst.
apus
apodi
stalk-less (foot-less)
aapreα-
not, without, less
puspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
Carex apoda Clokey
Gigantochloa apus (Schult. & Schult. f.) Kurz