Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

camelinus - canus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

camelinus
camelina
camelinum
camel-colored, light brown
cameluscamelnoun/mκαμηλοϛ
a camel
inusinadjadjective suffix for nouns: belonging to or resembling
campaniflorus
campaniflora
campaniflorum
bell shaped flower
campanacampannoun/fbell (church)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Clematis campaniflora Brot.
campanulatus
campanulata
campanulatum
Campanula (bell) shaped
campanacampannoun/fbell (church)
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
Erythrocoma campanulata Greene
Allium campanulatum S.Wats.
Penstemon campanulatus (Cav.) Willd.
campanuliflorus
campanuliflora
campanuliflorum
bell shaped flowers
campanacampannoun/fbell (church)
ulaulnoun/fulus
dimutive substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nouns
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
campanuloides
campanuloides
campanuloides
Campanula like
campanacampannoun/fbell (church)
ulaulnoun/fulus
dimutive substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nouns
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Michauxia campanuloides Aiton
campester
campestris
campestre
of fields
campestercampestradjof or pertaining to a field; on level ground
Helenium campestre Small
Oxytropis campestris (L.) DC.
camphoratus
camphorata
camphoratum
camphor like
camphoracamphornoun/fML < Ar
camphor tree
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Chrysopsis camphorata Eastw.
Tanacetum camphoratum Less.
Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
camptotrichus
camptotricha
camptotrichum
with curving hair
camptocamptverbκαμπτω
to bend, bow, turn around
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
thrixtrichnoun/fϑριξ, τριχοϛ
hair, wool, bristle
usadjLatinizing suffix
campylacanthus
campylacantha
campylacanthum
curved spine
campyloscampyladjκαμπυλοϛ
curved, bent
acanthaacanthnoun/fακανϑα
thorn, thistle
usadjLatinizing suffix
Acacia campylacantha Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Solanum campylacanthum Hochst.
campylocarpus
campylocarpa
campylocarpum
curved fruit
campyloscampyladjκαμπυλοϛ
curved, bent
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
Canavalia campylocarpa Piper
Rhododendron campylocarpum Hook. f.
campylogynus
campylogyna
campylogynum
curved ovary
campyloscampyladjκαμπυλοϛ
curved, bent
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
gynegynnoun/fγυνε
woman, lady; wife; mistress; widow
usadjLatinizing suffix
Rhododendron campylogynum Franch.
canadensis
canadensis
canadense
northeastern America
canadacanadnoun/fCanada
north-eastern America as explored by Pehr (?) Kalm
ensisensadjadjective suffix for nouns: country or place of origin or habitat
Allium canadense L.
Anemone canadensis L.
canaliculatus
canaliculata
canaliculatum
channelled
canaliculuscanaliculadjchannelled, like a pipe
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Tetramicra canaliculata (Aubl.) Urban
Agropyron canaliculatum Nevski
Andropogon canaliculatus Schumach.
cancellatus
cancellata
cancellatum
latticed
cancellicancellnoun/mlattice, grating, railings
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Barbula cancellata C. M┼ll.
Orthotrichum cancellatum Card. & Thăr.
Rubus cancellatus A. Kern. ex Hal.
candelabrum
candelabra
candelabra like
candelabrumcandelabrnoun/ncandlestick, candelabrum
Dudleya candelabrum Rose
candicans
candicans
candicans
becoming white
candicanscandicpparcandico
to be whitish
Echium candicans L.f.
candidissimus
candidissima
candidissimum
whitest
superlative of candiduscandidadjglistening, dazzling white, white, clear, bright
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Arctostaphylos candidissima Eastw.
Calycophyllum candidissimum (Vahl) DC.
Diploschistes candidissimus (Krempelh.) Zahlbr.
candidulus
candidula
candidulum
somewhat white
candiduscandidadjglistening, dazzling white, white, clear, bright
ulusuladjadjective suffix for adjectives: diminutive
Salix candidula Nieuwl.
candidus
candida
candidum
very white
candiduscandidadjglistening, dazzling white, white, clear, bright
Sidalcea candida Gray
Lilium candidum L.
Petalostemon candidus Michx.
canescens
canescens
canescens
grayed
canescenscanescentaparcanesco
to become white or gray
Amorpha canescens Nutt.
caninus
canina
caninum
of dogs
caninuscaninadj/ of or pertaining to a dog; canine
Viola canina L.
Agropyron caninum (L.) Beauv.
Elymus caninus (L.) L.
cannabinus
cannabina
cannabinum
hemp like
cannabiscannabnoun/fκανναβιϛ
hemp
inusinadjadjective suffix for nouns: belonging to or resembling
Althaea cannabina L.
Eupatorium cannabinum L.
Amaranthus cannabinus (L.) Sauer
cantabricus
cantabrica
cantabricum
of Cantabria, northern coast of Spain
cantabricuscantabricadjCantabricus
of Cantabria, a province of Hispania Baetica (modern Biscaya)
Daboecia cantabrica (Huds.) K. Koch
Vaccinium cantabricum Huds.
Cytisus cantabricus (Willk.) Rchb. f.
canus
cana
canum
grayed due to hairs
canuscanadjgray, ash-colored, hoary
Agastache cana (Hook.) Woot. & Standl.
Epilobium canum (Greene) Raven
Senecio canus Hook.