Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

aculeaticarpus - adductus

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aculeaticarpus
aculeaticarpa
aculeaticarpum
prickly seeds
aculeatusaculeatadjwith prickles, stings; thorny
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
Mimosa aculeaticarpa Ortega
aculeatiflorus
aculeatiflora
aculeatiflorum
prickly flowers
aculeatusaculeatadjwith prickles, stings; thorny
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Cyanea aculeatiflora Rock
aculeatissimus
aculeatissima
aculeatissimum
very prickly
superlative of aculeatusaculeatadjwith prickles, stings; thorny
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Acacia aculeatissima J. F. Macbr.
Solanum aculeatissimum sensu Schulz, non Jacq.
aculeatus
aculeata
aculeatum
with prickles or stings
aculeatusaculeatadjwith prickles, stings; thorny
Arenaria aculeata S.Wats.
Papaver aculeatum Thunb.
Hibiscus aculeatus Walt.
aculeolatus
aculeolata
aculeolatum
with needles
aculeolusaculeoladja little needle
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Arabis aculeolata Greene
acuminatifolius
acuminatifolia
acuminatifolium
leaves tapering gradually to a point
acuminatusacuminatpparacumino
to make pointed, to sharpen
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
acuminatissimus
acuminatissima
acuminatissimum
sharpest
superlative of acuminatusacuminatpparacumino
to make pointed, to sharpen
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Eugenia acuminatissima Kurz
Syzygium acuminatissimum (Blume) DC.
Rubus acuminatissimus Hassk.
acuminatus
acuminata
acuminatum
tapering gradually to a point
acuminatusacuminatpparacumino
to make pointed, to sharpen
Clethra acuminata Michx.
Allium acuminatum Hook.
Penstemon acuminatus Dougl. ex Lindl.
acuminosus
acuminosa
acuminosum
terminating gradually in flat narrow end
acuminoacuminverbto make pointed, to sharpen
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
acutalis
acutalis
acutale
pointed
acutalisacutaladjpointed
Pyrenula acutalis R. C. Harris
acutangulus
acutangula
acutangulum
sharply angled
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
angulusanguladjαγκυλοϛ
angle/ Gk: crooked, angular
Eleocharis acutangula (Roxb.) J.A. Schultes
Psidium acutangulum DC.
Corchorus acutangulus Lam.
acutatus
acutata
acutatum
sharpened
acutatusacutatadjshapened
Antirhea acutata (DC.) Urban
Cerastium acutatum Suksdorf
acuticarpus
acuticarpa
acuticarpum
sharp seed
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
Oenothera acuticarpa W. Dietr.
acutidens
acutidentes
pointed teeth
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
densdentnoun/mtooth
acutidentatus
acutidentata
acutidentatum
pointed teeth
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
dentatusdentatadjtoothed
acutiflorus
acutiflora
acutiflorum
pointed flowers
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Calamagrostis x acutiflora (Schrad.) Rchb.
Polemonium acutiflorum Willd. ex Roemer & J.A.Schultes
Juncus acutiflorus Ehrh. ex Hoffmann
acutifolius
acutifolia
acutifolium
pointed leaves
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Physaria acutifolia Rydb.
Peltophorum acutifolium (J. R. Johnst.) J. R. Johnst.
Cotoneaster acutifolius Turcz.
acutiformis
acutiformes
acutiforme
pointed form
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
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...
Bryum acutiforme Limpr. in Hag.
Carex acutiformis Ehrh.
acutiglumis
acutiglumis
acutiglume
pointed glumes (husks)
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
glumaglumnoun/fa hull or husk
isadjadjectival suffix
Eragrostis acutiglumis Parodi
acutiglumus
acutigluma
acutiglumum
pointed glume (husk)
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
glumaglumnoun/fa hull or husk
usadjLatinizing suffix
Garnotia acutigluma (Steud.) Ohwi
acutilobus
acutiloba
acutilobum
pointed lobes
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
lobuslobnoun/mλοβοϛ
Late L
Greek: lobe of the ear; late Latin: husk, pod
usadjLatinizing suffix
Hepatica acutiloba DC.
Ligusticum acutilobum Siebold & Zucc.
Amaranthus acutilobus Uline & Bray
acutipetalus
acutipetala
acutipetalum
sharply pointed leaves
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
petalumpetalnoun/nπεταλον
Mod L
petal (Gk: leaf, tablet)
usadjLatinizing suffix
Khadia acutipetala (N. E. Br.) N. E. Br.
Mesembryanthemum acutipetalum N. E. Br.
acutirostris
acutirostris
acutirostre
pointed beak
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
rostrumrostrnoun/nthe beak of a bird
isadjadjectival suffix
Astragalus acutirostris S. Wats.
acutisepalus
acutisepala
acutisepalum
pointed sepals
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
sepalumsepalnoun/nMod L
sepal; = Gk skepe (covering) + petalum (petal) (coined in 1790 by H. J. de Necker)
skepe
σκεπη
covering; shelter, protection
petalum
πεταλον
Mod L
petal (Gk: leaf, tablet)
usadjLatinizing suffix
Calandrinia acutisepala Suárez
Pittosporum acutisepalum (Hbd.) Sherff
acutisquamatus
acutisquamata
acutisquamatum
pointed scales
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
squamatussquamatadjscaly
Eleocharis acutisquamata Buckl.
acutisquamosus
acutisquamosa
acutisquamosum
covered with pointed scales
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
squamosussquamosadjcovered with scales
Sericocarpus acutisquamosus (Nash) Small
acutissimus
acutissima
acutissimum
most pointed
superlative of acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Oenothera acutissima W.L. Wagner
Ligustrum acutissimum Koehne
acutivalvis
acutivalvis
acutivalve
pointed valves
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
valvisvalvadj/ valva
leaves of a folding door
is
adjectival suffix
Casuarina acutivalvis F. Muell.
acutus
acuta
acutum
sharpened to a point
acutusacutpparsharpened, sharp pointed
Nemastylis acuta Herbert
Brachythecium acutum (Mitt.) Sull.
Didymodon acutus (Brid.) Saito
adamantinus
adamantina
adamantinum
very hard
adamantinusadamantinadjαδαμαντινοϛ
hard as steel
Fritillaria adamantina M.E. Peck
Philodendron adamantinum C. Mart. ex Schott
adductus
adducta
adductum
tight
adductusadductpadjtaught, stretched tight
Paphiopedilum adductum Asher