Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

bimaculatus - binominatus

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Definition

Derivation

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Type/
Gender

Meaning

bimaculatus
bimaculata
bimaculatum
two spots
bibiprebis
twice
maculatusmaculatpparmaculo
to spot, stain, pollute, defile
Swertia bimaculata Hook.f. & Thoms
bimucronatus
bimucronata
bimucronatum
two short points
bibiprebis
twice
mucromucronnoun/ma sharp point or edge
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Mimosa bimucronata (DC.) Kuntze
bimus
bimis
bime
biennial
bimusbimadjtwo years; biennial
Bryum bimum (Brid.) Turn.
binatus
binata
binatum
paired
binibinadjidentical pair, double
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Eulaliopsis binata (Retz.) C. E. Hubb.
Clytostoma binatum (Thunb.) Sandwith
Andropogon binatus Retz.
binectarifer
binectarifera
binectariferum
two nectaries
bibiprebis
twice
nectarnectarnounνεκταρ
plant nectar; drink of the gods
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
ferferaparfero
to bear, carry, bring
Guarea binectarifera Roxb.
Dysoxylum binectariferum (Roxb.) Hook. f.
binervatus
binervata
binervatum
with two veins
bibiprebis
twice
nervusnervnoun/mνευρον
a sinew, tendon, nerve
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Acacia binervata DC.
binervis
binervis
binerve
with two veins
bibiprebis
twice
nervusnervnoun/mνευρον
a sinew, tendon, nerve
isadjadjectival suffix
binervius
binervia
binervium
two veined
bibiprebis
twice
nervusnervnoun/mνευρον
a sinew, tendon, nerve
iusiadj-ιοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: characteristic of, connected to, resembling, when related to -eus: of..., ...like
Acacia binervia (J. C. Wendl.) J. F. Macbr.
binervosus
binervosa
binervosum
with two veins
bibiprebis
twice
nervosusnervosadjsinewy; energetic, nervous
binominatus
binominata
binominatum
two names
bibiprebis
twice
nominatusnominatpparnomino
to name, call by name; to make famous
Grossularia binominata (Heller) Coville & Britt.
Ribes binominatum Heller