Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

artemisioides - asiaticus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

artemisioides
artemisioides
artemisioides
Artemisia like
artemisiaartemisinoun/fαρτεμισια
plants described by Dioscorides & Pliny like wormword or mugwort from which the genus name Artemisia is taken
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Cassia artemisioides Gaudich.
articulatus
articulata
articulatum
jointed
articulatusarticulatppararticulo
to furnish with joints
Chamaesyce articulata (Aubl.) Britt.
Delopyrum articulatum (L.) Small
Aragallus articulatus Greene
arundinaceus
arundinacea
arundinaceum
reed like
arundoarundinnoun/fread, cane; things made from reeds or shaped like a reed
aceusaceadjadjective suffix for nouns: resembles, of..., ...like, mixture using, fragrance of; borrowed from nouns declined like ...ax, ...acis + eus
Phalaris arundinacea L.
Dulichium arundinaceum (L.) Britt.
Alopecurus arundinaceus Poir.
arvalis
arvalis
arvale
from Arvas, Spain
arvasarvnounArvas
Arvas, Spain
alisaladjadjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
arvaticus
arvatica
arvaticum
of Arvas, N Spain
arvasarvnounArvas
Arvas, Spain
aticusaticadjadjective suffix for nouns: habitat
arvensis
arvensis
arvense
of cultivated fields
arvumarvnoun/nfield, cultivated land, plowed land
ensisensadjadjective suffix for nouns: country or place of origin or habitat
Cerastium arvense L.
Anagallis arvensis L.
asarifolius
asarifolia
asarifolium
Asarum leaved
asarumasarnoun/nασαρον
hazelwort, wild nard, a plant described by Dioscorides & Pliny and taken by Linnaeus as the genus name for Asarum europaeum
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Parnassia asarifolia Vent.
Solanum asarifolium Kunth & C. D. Bouche
Convolvulus asarifolius Desr.
asaroides
asaroides
asaroides
Asarum like
asarumasarnoun/nασαρον
hazelwort, wild nard, a plant described by Dioscorides & Pliny and taken by Linnaeus as the genus name for Asarum europaeum
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Asarum asaroides (C. Morren & Decne.) Makino
ascendens
ascendens
ascendens
ascending
ascendensascendentaparascendo
(adscendo) to ascend, mount up, climb up
Amaranthus ascendens Loisel.
ascidium
ascidia
little sack
ascosascnoun/mασκοϛ
leather bag
idiumidinoun/n-ιδιον ?
substantive suffix for nouns: diminutive of noun
asclepiadeus
asclepiadea
asclepiadeum
Asclepias like
asclepiasasclepiadnoun/fασκλεπιαϛ
a plant described by Pliny, taken to be the common swallow wort (Asclepias curassavica) and chosen by Linnaeus for the genus name Asclpias
euseadj-εοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Gentiana asclepiadea L.
Allium asclepiadeum Bornm.
ascyron
ascyra
a kind of Hypericum
ascyronascyrnoun/nασκυρον ?
a plant of the Hypericum genus
Hypericum ascyron L.
asiaticus
asiatica
asiaticum
Asian
asiaasinoun/fAsia
Ασια
originally a town in Lydia; later extended to Asia Minor; today extended to Asia
aticusaticadjadjective suffix for nouns: habitat
Myosotis asiatica (Vesterg.) Schischkin & Sergievskaja
Crinum asiaticum L.
Ranunculus asiaticus L.