Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

bulbifer - byzantinus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

bulbifer
bulbifera
bulbiferum
bulb producing
bulbusbulbnoun/mβολβοϛ
bulbous root, bulb; onion (also bulbos)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
ferferaparfero
to bear, carry, bring
Amorphophallus bulbifer (Schott) Blume
Cystopteris bulbifera (L.) Bernh.
Lilium bulbiferum L.
bulbiformis
bulbiformis
bulbiforme
bulb shaped
bulbusbulbnoun/mβολβοϛ
bulbous root, bulb; onion (also bulbos)
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...
bulbillifer
bulbillifera
bulbilliferum
bearing little bulbs
bulbusbulbnoun/mβολβοϛ
bulbous root, bulb; onion (also bulbos)
illusillnoun/msubstantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nouns: diminutive
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
ferferaparfero
to bear, carry, bring
Watsonia bulbillifera Matthews & L.Bolus
bulbispermus
bulbisperma
bulbispermum
bulbous seeds
bulbusbulbnoun/mβολβοϛ
bulbous root, bulb; onion (also bulbos)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
spermaspermnoun/nσπερμα
seed, germ
usadjLatinizing suffix
Crinum bulbispermum (Burm. f.) Milne-Redhead & Schweickerdt
bulbocodioides
bulbocodioides
bulbocodioides
Bulbocodium like
bulbosbulbnoun/mβολβοϛ
bulbous root, bulb; onion
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
codioncodinoun/nκωδιον
fleece, sheep skin (diminutive)
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
bulbocodium
bulbocodia
wooly bulb
bulbosbulbnoun/mβολβοϛ
bulbous root, bulb; onion
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
codioncodinoun/nκωδιον
fleece, sheep skin (diminutive)
umnoun/nLatinizing nounal suffix
Narcissus bulbocodium L.
bulbostylis
bulbostyles
swollen style
bulbosbulbnoun/mβολβοϛ
bulbous root, bulb; onion
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
stylisstylnoun/mstylos
στυλοϛ
pillar, pole, prop (confused with L. stilus)
is
-ιϛ
substantive suffix for nouns: a connection to a noun
Carex bulbostylis Mackenzie
bulbosus
bulbosa
bulbosum
bulbous
bulbusbulbnoun/mβολβοϛ
bulbous root, bulb; onion (also bulbos)
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
Arethusa bulbosa L.
Panicum bulbosum Kunth
Ranunculus bulbosus L.
bullatus
bullata
bullatum
inflated, knobby
bullatusbullatadjinflated, bombastic; wearing baubles around the neck
Helonias bullata L.
Rhododendron bullatum Franch.
Cotoneaster bullatus Boiss.
bulliformis
bulliformis
bulliforme
bubble shaped
bullabullnoun/fa bubble
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...
bullulatus
bullulata
bullulatum
blistered
bullabullnoun/fa bubble
ulaulnoun/fulus
dimutive substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nouns
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
buphthalmiflorus
buphthalmiflora
buphthalmiflorum
flowers like the genus Buphthamum
buphthalmonbuphthalmnoun/nbupthalmon
βουφθαλμον
from bous (ox) + opthamos (eye): ox-eye daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum or C. coronarium); a houseleek (perhaps Sempervivum arboreum)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Wedelia buphthalmiflora Lorentz
buphthalmoides
buphthalmoides
buphthalmoides
like the genus Buphthamum
buphthalmonbuphthalmnoun/nbupthalmon
βουφθαλμον
from bous (ox) + opthamos (eye): ox-eye daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum or C. coronarium); a houseleek (perhaps Sempervivum arboreum)
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Grindelia buphthalmoides DC.
bupleurifolius
bupleurifolia
bupleurifolium
leaves like the genus bupleurum
bupleuronbupleurnoun/nβουπλευρον
from bous (ox) + pleuron (rib): a plant, hare's-ear, variously ascribed to Bupeurum falcatum, B. baldense or B. rigidum)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Oxalis bupleurifolia A. St.-Hil.
Hedysarum bupleurifolium L.
Alysicarpus bupleurifolius (L.) DC.
bupleuroides
bupleuroides
bupleuroides
like the genus bupleurum
bupleuronbupleurnoun/nβουπλευρον
from bous (ox) + pleuron (rib): a plant, hare's-ear, variously ascribed to Bupeurum falcatum, B. baldense or B. rigidum)
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Silene bupleuroides L.
bursa-pastoris
bursae-pastorum
sheperd's purse
bursabursnoun/fβυρσα
Late L
purse
--cnct
generative of pastorpastornoun/ma herdsman, shepard
Bursa bursa-pastoris (L.) Britt.
butyraceus
butyracea
butyraceum
yellow in color and oily in texture
butyrumbutyrnoun/nβουτυρον
butter
aceusaceadjadjective suffix for nouns: resembles, of..., ...like, mixture using, fragrance of; borrowed from nouns declined like ...ax, ...acis + eus
Aesandra butyracea (Roxb.) Baehni
buxifolius
buxifolia
buxifolium
leaves like the genus Buxus
buxusbuxnoun/fπυξοϛ
box tree, boxwood
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Atriplex buxifolia Rydb.
Leiophyllum buxifolium (Berg.) Ell.
Cotoneaster buxifolius f. vellaeus Franch.
buxiformis
buxiformis
buxiforme
shape like the genus Buxus
buxusbuxnoun/fπυξοϛ
box tree, boxwood
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...
Polygonum buxiforme Small
byssinus
byssina
byssinum
filamentous, cottony
byssinusbyssinadjβυσσινοϛ
made of cotton or a very fine flax
Leptogium byssinum (Hoffm.) Zwackh ex Nyl.
byzantinus
byzantina
byzantinum
of Byzantium (Istanbul)
byzantinusbyzantinadjByzantium
Byzantium, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey)
Stachys byzantina K.Koch ex Scheele
Colchicum byzantinum Ker Gawl.
Gladiolus byzantinus P.Mill.