Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

curtifolius - cuspidifolius

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curtifolius
curtifolia
curtifolium
shortened leaves
curtuscurtadjshortened, short, broken, mutilated
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Muhlenbergia curtifolia Scribn.
Panicum curtifolium Nash
curtipendulus
curtipendula
curtipendulum
short pendant
curtuscurtadjshortened, short, broken, mutilated
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
penduluspenduladjhanging, pendent
Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr.
Atheropogon curtipendulus (Michx.) Fourn.
curtus
curta
curtum
shortened
curtuscurtadjshortened, short, broken, mutilated
Carex curta Goodenough
Brachythecium curtum (Lindb.) Limpr.
Aster curtus Cronq.
curvativus
curvativa
curvativum
curved
curvatuscurvatpparcurvo
to bend, curve
ivusivadjadjective suffix for verbs or nouns: capability, owned by
curvatus
curvata
curvatum
curved
curvatuscurvatpparcurvo
to bend, curve
Acacia curvata Maslin
Bryum curvatum Kaur. & Arnell
Elymus curvatus Piper
curviflorus
curviflora
curviflorum
curved flower
curvuscurvadjcrooked, curved, bent
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Nepeta curviflora Boiss.
Panicum curviflorum Hornem.
curvinervis
curvinervis
curvinerve
curved veins
curvuscurvadjcrooked, curved, bent
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
nervusnervnoun/mνευρον
a sinew, tendon, nerve
isadjadjectival suffix
curvinervius
curvinervia
curvinervium
curved veins
curvuscurvadjcrooked, curved, bent
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
nervusnervnoun/mνευρον
a sinew, tendon, nerve
iusiadj-ιοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: characteristic of, connected to, resembling, when related to -eus: of..., ...like
Acacia curvinervia
cuspidatissimus
cuspidatissima
cuspidatissimum
most pointed
cuspiscuspidnoun/fpoint; spear, stinger
superlative of atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Trichostomum cuspidatissimum Card. & Thăr.
cuspidatus
cuspidata
cuspidatum
with stiff point
cuspiscuspidnoun/fpoint; spear, stinger
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Microseris cuspidata (Pursh) Schultz-Bip.
Lomatium cuspidatum Mathias & Constance
Orthocarpus cuspidatus Greene
cuspidifolius
cuspidifolia
cuspidifolium
stiff pointed leaves
cuspiscuspidnoun/fpoint; spear, stinger
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Isopterygium cuspidifolium Card.