Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

auratus - avicularis

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

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Type/
Gender

Meaning

auratus
aurata
auratum
marked with gold
auratusauratadjrich in gold; ornamented with gold; gilt
Pseudocyphellaria aurata (Ach.) Vainio
Lilium auratum Lindl.
aureatus
aureata
aureatum
with gold
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
aureispinus
aureispina
aureispinum
golden spines
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
spinaspinnoun/fthorn; prickle, spine
usadjLatinizing suffix
Opuntia aureispina (Brack & Heil) Pinkava & Parfitt
aureo-reticulatus
aureo-reticulata
aureo-reticulatum
with a gold net
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
--cnct
reticulatusreticulatadjnet-like, reticulated
aureo-roseus
aureo-rosea
aureo-roseum
golden rose
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
--cnct
roseusroseadjof roses; rose colored, rosy
aureoflavus
aureoflava
aureoflavum
golden yellow
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
flavusflavadjgolden yellow, reddish yellow, flaxen, blonde
aureolinus
aureolina
aureolinum
gold colored
aureolusaureoladjgolden
inusinadjadjective suffix for nouns: belonging to or resembling
aureolus
aureola
aureolum
golden
aureolusaureoladjgolden
Draba aureola S.Wats.
Rubus aureolus Allander
aureomarginatus
aureomarginata
aureomarginatum
gold margin
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
marginatusmarginatpparmarginato
to furnish with a border; to border, enclose with a margin
aureonitens
aureonitens
aureonitens
shining gold
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
nitensnitentpadjniteo
to shine
Cassinia aureonitens Wakef.
aureoreticulatus
aureoreticulata
aureoreticulatum
gold veined
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
reticulumreticulnoun/nnet
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Lonicera aureoreticulata T. Moore
aureostriatus
aureostriata
aureostriatum
golden stripes
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
striastrinoun/ffurrow, channel
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Sasa aureostriata (Regel) E. G. Camus
Nidularium aureostriatum hort.
aureosulcatus
aureosulcati
aureosulcatum
golden grooved
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
sulcatussulcatpparsulco
to plow, furrow
Phyllostachys aureosulcata McClure
aureovariegatus
aureovariegata
aureovariegatum
variegated with gold
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
variegatusvariegatpparvariego
to make or be different colors, to variegate
aurescens
aurescens
aurescens
becoming golden
aurescensaurescpadjauresco
to become the color of gold
Ahtiana aurescens (Tuck.) Thell & Randlane
aureus
aurea
aureum
golden
aureusaureadjof gold, golden
Aciphylla aurea W.Oliv.
Ribes aureum Pursh
Erigeron aureus Greene
auricarpus
auricarpa
auricarpum
seed with an ear
aurisaurnoun/fan ear
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
auricomus
auricoma
auricomum
ear with hair
aurisaurnoun/fan ear
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
comecomnoun/fκομη
hair
hair, foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Impatiens auricoma Baill.
Ranunculus auricomus L.
auricula
auriculae
ear
auriculaauriculnoun/fthe ear (diminutive of auris)
Hieracium auricula L. p.p.
auricularis
auricularis
auriculare
ear like
auriculaauriculnoun/fthe ear (diminutive of auris)
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
X Sorbopyrus auricularis (Knoop) C. K. Schneid.
auriculatus
auriculata
auriculatum
ear like; basal lobed
auriculaauriculnoun/fthe ear (diminutive of auris)
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Coreopsis auriculata L.
Asplenium auriculatum Sw.
Coelophragmus auriculatus (Gray) O.E. Schulz
auriculifolius
auriculifolia
auriculifolium
leaves like an ear
auriculaauriculnoun/fthe ear (diminutive of auris)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
auriculiformis
auriculiformis
auriculiforme
shaped like an ear
auriculaauriculnoun/fthe ear (diminutive of auris)
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...
Racosperma auriculiforme (A. Cunn. ex Benth.) Pedley
Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunningham ex Benth.
auriculiger
auriculigera
auriculigerum
bearing ears
auriculaauriculnoun/fthe ear (diminutive of auris)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
gergerapargero
to carry, bear, wear
Verbesina auriculigera S. F. Blake
auriflorus
auriflora
auriflorum
earlike flowers
aurisaurnoun/fan ear
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Bulbophyllum auriflorum H. Perrier
auriformis
auriformis
auriforme
ear shaped
aurisaurnoun/fan ear
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...
Collema auriforme (With.) Coppins & J. R. Laundon
aurihamatus
aurihamata
aurihamatum
golden hooks
aurumaurnoun/ngold
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
hamatushamatadjfurnished with a hook, hooked
auritis
aurites
ear like
aurisaurnoun/fan ear
itisitnoun/mites
-ιταϛ ?
substantive suffix for nouns: connection to a noun
auritus
aurita
auritum
eared
auritusauritadjhaving large ears, long-eared
Rottboellia aurita Steud.
Abutilon auritum (Wall. ex Link) Sweet
auroralis
auroralis
aurorale
of the morning
auroraaurornoun/fthe morning, dawn, daybreak; the east, orient
alisaladjadjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Rubus auroralis Bailey
auroreus
aurorea
auroreum
pink
auroraaurornoun/fthe morning, dawn, daybreak; the east, orient
euseadjadjective suffix for nouns: made from, color, -like
aurulentus
aurulenta
aurulentum
gold colored
aurulentusaurulentadjthe color of gold
Myelochroa aurulenta (Tuck.) Elix & Hale
austerus
austera
austerum
sour
austerusausteradjsour; pungent; dark; severe, strict
australis
australis
australe
southern
australisaustraladjaustalis
southern
Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze
Baptisia australis (L.) R.Br. ex Ait.f.
austrifer
austrifa
austrifum
from the south
austriferaustrifadjbringing the south wind
austrinus
austrina
austrinum
southern
austrinusaustrinadjof the south, southern
Aesculus austrina Small
Lepidium austrinum Small
Astragalus austrinus (Small) E.D. Schulz
austro-africanus
austro-africana
austro-africanum
South African
austeraustrnoun/mthe south wind; the south
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
--cnct
africanusafricanadjAfricanus
African
Diospyros austro-africana De Winter
austroalpinus
austroalpina
austroalpinum
from the southern mountains / alps
austeraustrnoun/mthe south wind; the south
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
alpinusalpinadjof alps, mountains
Carex austroalpina Bech.
Carex austroalpina Bech.
austrofrigidus
austrofrigida
austrofrigidum
southern version of frigidus/a/um
austeraustrnoun/mthe south wind; the south
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
frigidusfrigidadjcold, cool, chilly
Dodecatheon austrofrigidum sp. nov. ined.
austrolitoralis
austrolitoralis
austrolitorale
south sea
austeraustrnoun/mthe south wind; the south
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
austromontanus
austromontana
austromontanum
south mountains
austeraustrnoun/mthe south wind; the south
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
montanusmontanadjof or belonging to the mountains
Gentiana austromontana Pringle & Sharp
Ceanothus austromontanus Abrams
autumnalis
autumnalis
autumnale
of autumn
autumnalisautumnaladjauctumnalis
of or pertaining to the autumn; autumnal
Colchicum autumnale L.
Gentiana autumnalis L.
avenaceus
avenacea
avenaceum
oat like
avenaavennoun/foats
aceusaceadjadjective suffix for nouns: resembles, of..., ...like, mixture using, fragrance of; borrowed from nouns declined like ...ax, ...acis + eus
Agrostis avenacea J.F. Gmel.
Acantholimon avenaceum Bunge
Enneapogon avenaceus (Lindl.) C. E. Hubb.
avenoides
avenoides
avenoides
oat like
avenaavennoun/foats
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Calamagrostis avenoides (Hook. f.) Cockayne
avicularis
avicularis
aviculare
small birds
avisavnoun/fbird; omen
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
culaculnoun/fculus
substantive suffix for 3rd & 4th declension nouns: diminutive
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Solanum aviculare G.Forst.