Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

concavus - copiosus

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concavus
concava
concavum
concave
concavusconcavadjhollow, concave
Yucca concava Haw.
conchiformis
conchiformis
conchiforme
shell shaped
conchaconchnoun/fκογχη
mussel, oyster, shell
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...
concholobus
concholoba
concholobum
lobes shell like
conchaconchnoun/fκογχη
mussel, oyster, shell
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
concinnus
concinna
concinnum
elegant
concinnusconcinnadjskillfully put together; beautiful, elegant
Potentilla concinna Richards.
Erysimum concinnum Eastw.
Aster concinnus Willd.
concolor
concoloris
concolore
same color
concolorconcoloradjsame colored
Abies concolor (Gord. & Glend.) Lindl. ex Hildebr.
concolorans
concolorans
concolorans
same color
conconpreco
with, together with
coloranscoloraparcoloro
to give color to, tint
condensatus
condensata
condensatum
dense
condensuscondensadjvery dense, close
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Lesquerella condensata A.Nels.
Aneurolepidium condensatum (J. Presl) Nevski
Andropogon condensatus Kunth
confertiflorus
confertiflora
confertiflorum
densely flowered
confertusconfertadjcompressed, crowded, thick, dense
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Ambrosia confertiflora DC.
Talinum confertiflorum Greene
Astragalus confertiflorus Gray
confertifolius
confertifolia
confertifolium
dense leaved
confertusconfertadjcompressed, crowded, thick, dense
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Atriplex confertifolia (Torr. & Frem.) S. Wats.
confertior
confertior
confertius
densest
comparative of confertusconfertadjcompressed, crowded, thick, dense
ioradjcomparative suffix; more so, to a greater degree; more-, -er (e.g. larger, prettier, whiter)
confertissimus
confertissima
confertissimum
most crowded
superlative of confertusconfertadjcompressed, crowded, thick, dense
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Acaena confertissima Bitter
confertus
conferta
confertum
crowded
confertusconfertadjcompressed, crowded, thick, dense
Arabis conferta Greene
Polemonium confertum Gray
Penstemon confertus Dougl. ex Lindl.
confusus
confusa
confusum
confused
confususconfusadjdisordered, confused
Acacia confusa Merr.
Astrothelium confusum Mull. Arg.
Astragalus confusus Bunge
congestiflorus
congestiflora
congestiflorum
crowded flowers
congestuscongestpparcongero
to bring together; to collect
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
congestus
congesta
congestum
congested
congestuscongestpparcongero
to bring together; to collect
Arenaria congesta Nutt.
Dichelostemma congestum (Sm.) Kunth
Cyperus congestus Vahl
conglomeratus
conglomerata
conglomeratum
clustered together
conconpreco
with, together with
glomeratusglomeratpparglomero
to gather into a ball, form into a round heap
Psorinia conglomerata (Ach.) Gotth. Schneider
Collema conglomeratum Hoffm.
Juncus conglomeratus L.
conicus
conica
conicum
cone shaped
conusconnoun/mκωνοϛ
cone
icusicadj-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Carex conica Boott
Ornithogalum conicum Jacq.
Ceratodon conicus (Hampe) Lindb.
conifer
conifera
coniferum
cone bearing
conusconnoun/mκωνοϛ
cone
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
ferferaparfero
to bear, carry, bring
Saxifraga conifera Coss. & Durieu
coniflorus
coniflora
coniflorum
conical flowers
conusconnoun/mκωνοϛ
cone
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Cereus coniflorus Weingart
conjugens
conjugens
conjugens
joining together
conjugensconjugentaparconjugo
to join together, unite
Dodecatheon conjugens Greene
conjunctus
conjuncta
conjunctum
joined
conjunctusconjunctpparconjungo
to join, connect, unite
Bidens conjuncta Sherff
Astragalus conjunctus S. Wats.
connatus
connata
connatum
connate, fused together
conconpreco
with, together with
natusnatpparnascor
to be born; grow from; descend from
Bidens connata Muhl. ex Willd.
Silphium connatum L.
conoideus
conoidea
conoideum
cone like
conusconnoun/mκωνοϛ
cone
oideusoideadj-οειδηοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Acrocordia conoidea (Fr.) Korber
Echinocactus conoideus (DC.) Poselg.
conopseus
conopsea
conopseum
gnat like
conopsconopsnoun/mκωνωψ, ωποϛ
a gnat
euseadj-εοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Gymnadenia conopsea (L.) R.Br. ex Ait.f.
Epidendrum conopseum Ait. f.
consanguineus
consanguinea
consanguineum
with blood colored
conconpreco
with, together with
sanguineussanguineadjof blood; blood-colored
Arabis consanguinea Greene
Dichanthelium consanguineum (Kunth) Gould & C.A. Clark
Andropogon consanguineus Kunth
consimilis
consimilis
consimile
with similarity
conconpreco
with, together with
similissimiladjlike, resembling, similar
Orthotrichum consimile Mitt.
Erigeron consimilis Cronq.
conspersus
conspersa
conspersum
sprinkled
conspersusconsperspparconspergo
to sprinkle
Viola conspersa Reichenb.
Paspalum conspersum Schrad. ex Schult.
conspicuus
conspicua
conspicuum
conspicuous
conspicuusconspicuadjbecomes visible, attracts attention
Blephariglotis conspicua (Nash) Small
Mesembryanthemum conspicuum Haw.
Aster conspicuus Lindl.
constrictus
constricta
constrictum
constricted
constrictusconstrictadjcompressed, compact
Acacia constricta Benth.
Allium constrictum (Ownbey & Mingrone) P. Peterson, Annable & Rieseberg
Mimulus constrictus (A.L. Grant) Pennell
contaminatus
contaminata
contaminatum
contaminated
contaminatuscontaminatadjcontaminated, defiled
Lachenalia contaminata Aiton
Spartium contaminatum L.
Aspalathus contaminatus of authors
contiguus
contigua
contiguum
near, touching
contiguuscontiguadjadjoining, near
Acarospora contigua H. Magn.
Asplenium contiguum Kaulfuss
continentalis
continentalis
continentale
continental
continentuscontinentpparcontineo
to hold on all sides, keep together, to enclose, to surround
alisaladjadjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
contortus
contorta
contortum
twisted
contortuscontortpparcontorqueo
to twist, wind, turn
Pedicularis contorta Benth.
Eriogonum contortum Small
Andropogon contortus L.
contractus
contracta
contractum
contracted
contractuscontractadjdrawn together, compressed, contracted, restricted
Hexastylis contracta Blomquist
Asarum contractum (Blomquist) Barringer
Haplopappus contractus Hall
controversus
controversa
controversum
controversial
controversuscontroversadjsubjected to dispute, controversial, disputed, questionable
Weissia controversa Hedw.
Sorghum controversum (Steud.) Snowden
Erigeron controversus Greene
convolutivus
convolutiva
convolutivum
convolute, rolled lengthwise
convolutusconvolutpparconvolvo
to roll together, roll up
ivusivadjadjective suffix for verbs or nouns: capability, owned by
convolutus
convoluta
convolutum
convolute
convolutusconvolutpparconvolvo
to roll together, roll up
Barbula convoluta Hedw.
Streblotrichum convolutum (Hedw.) P. Beauv.
Desmatodon convolutus (Brid.) Grout
copiosus
copiosa
copiosum
abundant
copiosuscopiosadjwith abundance, copious, plentiful, rich
Pertusaria copiosa Erichsen