Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

axillariflorus - azureus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

axillariflorus
axillariflora
axillariflorum
leaves in the axil
axillaaxillnoun/farmpit
ariusariadjadjective suffix for nouns or numbers: connected to or possessed by
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
axillaris
axillaris
axillare
in leaf axils
axillaaxillnoun/farmpit
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Cerastium axillare Correll
Chrysothamnus axillaris Keck
axilliflorus
axilliflora
axilliflorum
flowers in axils
axillaaxillnoun/farmpit
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Cuphea axilliflora Koehne
Chionanthus axilliflorus (Griseb.) Stearn
azoricus
azorica
azoricum
of the Azores
azoricusazoricadjAzores
Azores, Portuguese islands in the Atlantic
icus
-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Myosotis azorica H.C. Wats. ex Hook.
Jasminum azoricum L.
azureus
azurea
azureum
the color of deep blue
azureazuradjlazaward
Ar->OFr
lapis lazuli (initial 'l' dropped as if it were French: l'azaward)
euseadjadjective suffix for nouns: made from, color, -like
Anchusa azurea P.Mill.
Delphinium azureum Michx.
Penstemon azureus Benth.