Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

cacaliaster - caducus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

cacaliaster
cacaliasteres
somewhat like the genus Cacalia
cacaliacacalinoun/fκακαλια
a name for a plant, perhaps colt's foot, variously ascribed to Cacalia verbascifolia, C. sonchifolia, Tussilago farara
asterasternoun/msubstantive suffix for nouns or adjectives: inferiority or partial resemblance, wild, diminutive
Senecio cacaliaster Lam.
cacaliifolius
cacaliifolia
cacaliifolium
leaves like the genus Cacalia
cacaliacacalinoun/fκακαλια
a name for a plant, perhaps colt's foot, variously ascribed to Cacalia verbascifolia, C. sonchifolia, Tussilago farara
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
cacalioides
cacalioides
cacalioides
like the genus Cacalia
cacaliacacalinoun/fκακαλια
a name for a plant, perhaps colt's foot, variously ascribed to Cacalia verbascifolia, C. sonchifolia, Tussilago farara
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
cachroides
cachroides
cachroides
like catkins
cachryscachrnoun/fκαγχρυϛ
a catkin; a rosemary seed capsule
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Cryptodiscus cachroides Schrenk
caducus
caduca
caducum
fallen
caducuscaducadjfallen, destined to fall
X Achnella caduca (Beal) Barkworth
Elymus caducus Boiss.