Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

cubicus - cupuliformis

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

cubicus
cubica
cubicum
cubical
cubuscubnoun/mκυβοϛ
a die (dice), cube
icusicadj-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
cucullarius
cucullaria
cucullarium
hooded
cuculluscucullnoun/mhood, cowl
ariusariadjadjective suffix for nouns or numbers: connected to or possessed by
Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh.
cucullatus
cucullata
cucullatum
hooded
cuculluscucullnoun/mhood, cowl
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Alocasia cucullata (Lour.) G. Don
Delphinium cucullatum A. Nels.
cultratus
cultrata
cultratum
knife like
cultercultrnoun/mplow, knife
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Grammitis cultrata (Willd.) Proctor
Polypodium cultratum Willd.
Lonchocarpus cultratus (Vell.) Azevedo-Tozzi & H. C. Lima
cultriformis
cultriformis
cultriforme
knife shaped
cultercultrnoun/mplow, knife
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...
Racosperma cultriforme (A. Cunn. ex G. Don) Pedley
Polystachya cultriformis Lindl. ex Spreng.
cuneatus
cuneata
cuneatum
wedge shaped
cuneatuscuneatadjpointed, wedge shaped
Viola cuneata S.Wats.
Trillium cuneatum Raf.
Ceanothus cuneatus (Hook.) Nutt.
cuneifolius
cuneifolia
cuneifolium
leaves tapered to the base
cuneuscunenoun/mwedge; wedge shape
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Primula cuneifolia Ledeb.
Ascyrum cuneifolium Chapman
Erigeron cuneifolius DC.
cuneiformis
cuneiformis
cuneiforme
wedge shaped
cuneuscunenoun/mwedge; wedge shape
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...
Crataegus cuneiformis (Marsh.) Egglest.
cupreatus
cupreata
cupreatum
with copper color
cupreuscupreadjof copper
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Episcia cupreata (Hook.) Hanst.
cuprescens
cuprescens
cuprescens
copper colored
cupruscuprnoun/mcopper
escensescentadjadjective suffix for nouns or adjectives: becoming like, incomplete resemblance -ish
cupreus
cuprea
cupreum
copper colored
cupreuscupreadjof copper
Biatora cuprea (Sommerf.) Fr.
Lotus cupreus Greene
cupuliformis
cupuliformis
cupuliforme
cup shaped
cupulacupulnoun/fsmall tub or cask; small crooked handle
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...