Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

coelestinus - columnifer

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

coelestinus
coelestina
coelestinum
sky blue
coelestiscoelestadjL: caelestis
heavenly, celestial
inusinadjadjective suffix for nouns: belonging to or resembling
Calydorea coelestina (Bartr.) Goldblatt & Henrich
Conoclinium coelestinum (L.) DC.
coelestis
coelestis
coeleste
sky blue
coelestiscoelestadjL: caelestis
heavenly, celestial
Hoplophytum coeleste K. Koch
Commelina coelestis Willd.
coeli-rosa
coelorum-rosae
rose of the heavens
generative of coelumcoelnoun/nheaven
--cnct
rosarosnoun/fa rose
Silene coeli-rosa (L.) Godr.
coeruleus
coerulea
coeruleum
deep blue
coeruleuscoeruleadjcaeruleus
dark-colored, dark blue, cerulean, azure, sea-colored, sea-green
Satureja coerulea Jankó in Velen.
Androstephium coeruleum (Scheele) Greene
Calochortus coeruleus S.Wats.
coggygria
coggyriae
smoke tree
coggygriacoggyrinoun/fcoccugia
κοκκυγια
smoke tree
Cotinus coggygria Scop.
colchicus
colchica
colchicum
Colchis, west Georgia
colchicuscolchicadjColchicus
of or pertaining to Colchis: a region east of the Euxine (Turkey)
Hedera colchica (K. Koch) K. Koch
Muscari colchicum Grossh.
collinus
collina
collinum
on hills
collinuscollinadjof or pertaining to a hill
Campanula collina Bieb.
Allium collinum Dougl. ex S. Wats.
Astragalus collinus (Hook.) Dougl. ex G. Don
colorans
colorans
colorans
coloring
coloranscoloraparcoloro
to give color to, tint
coloratus
colorata
coloratum
colored
coloratuscoloratpparcolored, colored red
Campanula colorata Wall
Epilobium coloratum Biehler
Schoenus coloratus L.
colosseus
colossea
colosseum
huge
colosseuscolosseadjκολοσσιαιοϛ
colossal, huge
Nicotiana colossea Andre
colubrinus
colubrina
colubrinum
snake like
colubercolubrnoun/msnake, serpent
inusinadjadjective suffix for nouns: belonging to or resembling
Phlox colubrina Wherry & Constance
columbarius
columbaria
columbarium
dove like
columbacolumbnoun/fdove, pigeon
ariusariadjadjective suffix for nouns or numbers: connected to or possessed by
Scabiosa columbaria L.
columellaris
columellaris
columellare
column shaped
columellacolumellnoun/fsmall column, pillar
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Rubus columellaris Tutcher
columnaris
columnaris
columnare
columnar
columnacolumnnoun/fcolumn, pillar
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Triticum columnare (Zhuk.) Ros. Morris & Sears
Antennaria columnaris Fern.
columnifer
columnifera
columniferum
bearing columns
columnacolumnnoun/fcolumn, pillar
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
ferferaparfero
to bear, carry, bring
Ratibida columnifera (Nutt.) Woot. & Standl.