Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

chrysacanthion - ciliosus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

chrysacanthion
chrysacanthia
occurring with golden spines
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
acanthaacanthnoun/fακανϑα
thorn, thistle
ioninoun/n-ιον
substantive suffix for nouns: an occurrence of a noun
chrysellus
chrysella
chrysellum
golden
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
elluselladjadjective suffix for adjective: diminutive
Acacia chrysella
chryseus
chrysea
chryseum
golden
chryseuschryseadjχρυσεοϛ
gold colored
Holmgrenia chrysea (Schwaegr. in Schultes) Lindb.
Orthothecium chryseum (Schwaegr. in Schultes) Schimp. in B.S.G.
chrysitis
chrysites
golden
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
itisitnoun/mites
-ιταϛ ?
substantive suffix for nouns: connection to a noun
chrysocarpus
chrysocarpa
chrysocarpum
golden fruited
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
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
Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe
Rumex chrysocarpus Moris
chrysocephalus
chrysocephala
chrysocephalum
golden head
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cephalecephalnoun/fκεφαλη
head; front; end, point; source, top; chief person
usadjLatinizing suffix
Chaenotheca chrysocephala (Turner ex Ach.) Th. Fr.
Eriogonum chrysocephalum Gray
chrysocomus
chrysocoma
chrysocomum
with golden hair
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
comecomnoun/fκομη
hair
hair, foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Achillea chrysocoma Frivald
Andropogon chrysocomus Nash
chrysocraspedus
chrysocraspeda
chrysocraspedum
golden fringed
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
craspedoncraspednoun/nκρασπεδον
edge, border, fringe
usadjLatinizing suffix
chrysocyathus
chrysocyatha
chrysocyathum
golden cup
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cyathoscyathnoun/mκυαϑοϛ
cup, dipper
usadjLatinizing suffix
Adonis chrysocyathus Hook. f. & Thomson
chrysogonus
chrysogona
chrysogonum
golden start
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
gonegonnoun/fγονη
origin, birth; conception
usadjLatinizing suffix
chrysolepis
chrysolepides
golden scaled
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
lepislepidnoun/fλεπιϛ
scale, shell
Quercus chrysolepis Liebm.
chrysoleucus
chrysoleuca
chrysoleucum
gold and white
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
leucosleucadjλευκοϛ
bright, brilliant, clear; white, pale
usadjLatinizing suffix
Lecanora chrysoleuca (Sm.) Ach.
Anemopaegma chrysoleucum (Kunth) Sandwith
chrysolobus
chrysoloba
chrysolobum
golden lobed
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
lobuslobnoun/mλοβοϛ
Late L
Greek: lobe of the ear; late Latin: husk, pod
usadjLatinizing suffix
chrysophyllus
chrysophylla
chrysophyllum
golden leaved
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Iris chrysophylla T.J.Howell
Campylium chrysophyllum (Brid.) J. Lange
Rubus chrysophyllus Reinw. ex Miq.
chrysostoma
chrysostomata
golden mouth
chrysoschrysnoun/mχρυσοϛ
gold
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
stomastomatnoun/nστομα, ατοσ
the mouth
Lasthenia chrysostoma (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Greene
cibarius
cibaria
cibarium
of food
cibariuscibariadjof or pertaining to food
Crataegus cibaria Beadle
Astragalus cibarius Sheldon
cicatricatus
cicatricata
cicatricatum
scarred
cicatrixcicatricnoun/fa scar
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
cicatricosus
cicatricosa
cicatricosum
covered with scars
cicatrixcicatricnoun/fa scar
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
Glyphis cicatricosa Ach.
ciconius
ciconia
ciconium
like a stork
ciconiaciconinoun/fa stork
usadjLatinizing suffix
Erodium ciconium (L.) L'Her. ex Ait.
cicutarius
cicutaria
cicutarium
pertaining to hemlock
cicutacicutnoun/fhemlock, poison from the hemlock
ariusariadjadjective suffix for nouns or numbers: connected to or possessed by
Anemia cicutaria Kunze ex Spreng.
Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Her. ex Ait.
ciliaris
ciliaris
ciliare
fringed with hair
ciliumcilinoun/neyelash & eyelid together
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Desmodium ciliare (Muhl. ex Willd.) DC.
Platanthera ciliaris (L.) Lindl.
ciliatissimus
ciliatissima
ciliatissimum
fringed with the most hairs
ciliumcilinoun/neyelash & eyelid together
superlative of atatpread
to, towards, near
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Brachiaria ciliatissima (Buckl.) Chase
ciliatus
ciliata
ciliatum
fringed with hairs
ciliumcilinoun/neyelash & eyelid together
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Amsonia ciliata Walt.
Geum ciliatum Pursh
Acrobolbus ciliatus (Mitt.) Schiffn.
cilicius
cilicia
cilicium
Cilicia, Turkey
ciliciusciliciadjCilicius
Κιλικιοϛ
of or pertaining to Cilicia: a province in southern Asia Minor
Colutea cilicia
Allium cilicium Boiss.
ciliicalyx
ciliicalyces
calyx with cilia
ciliumcilinoun/neyelash & eyelid together
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
calyxcalycnoun/fκαλυξ, υκοϛ
husk, covering, calyx
Menziesia ciliicalyx Maxim.
ciliolatus
ciliolata
ciliolatum
with little cilia
ciliumcilinoun/neyelash & eyelid together
olumolnoun/nolus
substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declention nouns: diminutive
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Monnina ciliolata DC.
Brachionidium ciliolatum Garay
Aster ciliolatus Lindl.
ciliosus
ciliosa
ciliosum
lots of cilia
ciliumcilinoun/neyelash & eyelid together
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
Lonicera ciliosa (Pursh) Poir. ex DC.
Sedum ciliosum T.J. Howell