Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

arborescens - ardens

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

arborescens
arborescens
arborescens
tree like
arborarbornoun/fL: old form: arbos
tree
escensescentadjadjective suffix for nouns or adjectives: becoming like, incomplete resemblance -ish
Caragana arborescens Lam.
arboreus
arborea
arboreum
tree like
arboreusarboreadjof or pertaining to a tree; tree-like
Erica arborea L.
Oxydendrum arboreum (L.) DC.
Lupinus arboreus Sims
arboricola
arboricolae
living in trees
arborarbornoun/fL: old form: arbos
tree
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
colacolnoun/fincola
dweller, inhabitant -> -cola/-colus suffix
Fuscidea arboricola Coppins & Tonsberg
arbuscula
arbusculae
dwarf tree
arbusculaarbusculnoun/fa little tree or bush
Artemisia arbuscula Nutt.
arbusculus
arbuscula
arbusculum
like a small tree
arbusculaarbusculnoun/fa little tree or bush
usadjLatinizing suffix
Seriphidium arbusculum (Nutt.) W.A. Weber
arbustus
arbusta
arbustum
planted with trees
arbustusarbustadjplanted with or trained on trees
Lupinus arbustus Dougl. ex Lindl.
arbutifolius
arbutifolia
arbutifolium
Arbutus (strawberry tree) leaved
arbutusarbutnoun/fthe strawberry tree
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Aronia arbutifolia (L.) Pers.
arcanus
arcana
arcanum
closed
arcanusarcanadjshut, closed
Crataegus arcana Beadle
arcticus
arctica
arcticum
of the arctic
arctosarctnoun/fαρκτοϛ
GK: bear; L: the bear constellations, the north
icusicadj-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Artemisia arctica Less.
Dendranthema arcticum (L.) Tzvelev
Lupinus arcticus S.Wats.
arctiformis
arctiformis
arctiforme
bear shaped
arctosarctnoun/fαρκτοϛ
GK: bear; L: the bear constellations, the north
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
formisformadjin botanical Latin a substantive suffix for nouns derived from 'forma': to be in the form or shape of...
Carex arctiformis Mackenzie
arctolitoralis
arctolitoralis
arctolitorale
living near arctic sea
arctosarctnoun/fαρκτοϛ
GK: bear; L: the bear constellations, the north
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
litoralislitoraladjof or guarding the shore/sea-shore; sometimes spelled littoralis
Salix arctolitoralis Hulten
arctophilus
arctophila
arctophilum
arctic loving
arctosarctnoun/fαρκτοϛ
GK: bear; L: the bear constellations, the north
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
philusphiladjphilos
φιλοσ, ε, ον
loved; loving, friendly, fond
us
Latinizing suffix
Gentiana arctophila Griseb.
arctostaphyllus
arctostaphylla
arctostaphyllum
bear grapes
arctosarctnoun/fαρκτοϛ
GK: bear; L: the bear constellations, the north
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
staphyllestaphyllnoun/fstaphyle
σταφυλη
grapes
usadjLatinizing suffix
arcturus
arctura
arcturum
bear tail
arctosarctnoun/fαρκτοϛ
GK: bear; L: the bear constellations, the north
uraurnoun/foura
ουρα
tail; stern; rear
usadjLatinizing suffix
arcuatus
arcuata
arcuatum
bow shaped
arcuatusarcuatadjbow shaped, arched, of the rainbow
Antennaria arcuata Cronq.
Ornithogalum arcuatum Steven
Enarthrocarpus arcuatus Labill.
ardens
ardens
ardens
on fire, burning
ardensardentpadjglowing, fiery, burning, hot