Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

buccinator - bugulifolius

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

buccinator
buccinatores
with a curved horn
buccinatorbuccinatornoun/fbucinator
one who blows the bucina (a curved horn)
Mormodes buccinator Lindl.
buccinatorius
buccinatoria
buccinatorium
shaped like a curved horn
buccinatorbuccinatornoun/fbucinator
one who blows the bucina (a curved horn)
iusiadj-ιοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: characteristic of, connected to, resembling, when related to -eus: of..., ...like
Distictis buccinatoria (DC.) A. H. Gentry
buccinatus
buccinata
buccinatum
shaped like a curved horn
buccinabuccinnoun/fbucina
βυκανη
curved horn; Triton's shell (also buccina)
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
bucculentus
bucculenta
bucculentum
large mouthed or cheeked
bucculentusbucculentadjwith a large mouth or cheek
Hakea bucculenta C.Gardn
bucephalophorus
bucephalophora
bucephalophorum
bearing parts like an ox head
bucephalosbucephalnounbucephalos
βουκεϕαλοϛ
with a head like an ox
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
phorosphoraparphoreo
φορεω (φερω)
to carry, bring
usadjLatinizing suffix
Rumex bucephalophorus L.
bucephalus
bucephala
bucephalum
shaped like the head of an ox
bucephalosbucephalnounbucephalos
βουκεϕαλοϛ
with a head like an ox
usadjLatinizing suffix
Stanhopea bucephalus Lindl.
buceras
bucerates
like fenugreek
bucerasbuceratnoun/nβουκεραϛ
fenugreek: Trigonella foenum-graecum
Bucida buceras L.
bufonius
bufonia
bufonium
of toads; growing in damp places
bufobufonnoun/ma toad
iusiadj-ιοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: characteristic of, connected to, resembling, when related to -eus: of..., ...like
Juncus bufonius L.
bugulifolius
bugulifolia
bugulifolium
leaves like bugullo (Ajuga reptans)
bugulobugulnoun/mbugullo
a plant: Ajuga reptans
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Verbascum bugulifolium Lam.