Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

adelostoma - admixtus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

adelostoma
adelostomata
hidden stoma
adelosadeladjαδηλοϛ
unseen, unknown, secret
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
stomastomatnoun/nστομα, ατοσ
the mouth
Carex adelostoma Krecz.
adenanthus
adenantha
adenanthum
glandular flower
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
anthosanthnoun/nανϑοϛ
flower
usadjLatinizing suffix
Vigna adenantha (G.F.W. Mey.) Marechal, Mascherpa & Stanier
Phaseolus adenanthus G.F.W. Mey.
adenioides
adenioides
adenioides
like the genus Adenium (desert rose)
adenadennounArabic: oddaegn
the plant Adenium obesum
iuminoun/n-ιον ?
substantive suffix for nouns: diminutive
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Ipomoea adenioides Schinz
adenocalyx
adenocalyces
glandular calyx
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
calyxcalycnoun/fκαλυξ, υκοϛ
husk, covering, calyx
adenocarpoy
adenocarpon
of glandular seed(s)
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
generative of carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
Epidendrum adenocarpon Lex.
adenocarpus
adenocarpa
adenocarpum
glandular seed
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
adenocaulis
adenocaulis
adenocaule
glandular stem
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cauliscauladj/ καυλοϛ
stem of a plant; usual spelling was colis or coles
Rubus adenocaulis Fern.
adenocaulos
adenocaulos
adenocaulon
glandular stem
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cauloscaulnoun/mκαυλοϛ
stem of a plant
osadjοϛ
adjectival suffix
Epilobium adenocaulon Hausskn.
adenocaulus
adenocaula
adenocaulum
glandular stem
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cauloscaulnoun/mκαυλοϛ
stem of a plant
usadjLatinizing suffix
Encyclia adenocaula (Lex.) Schltr.
Epidendrum adenocaulum Lex.
adenodontus
adenodonta
adenodontum
glandular teeth
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
odonodontnoun/mοδων, οντοϛ
Ion
a tooth
usadjLatinizing suffix
Grindelia adenodonta (Steyermark) Nesom
adenogynus
adenogyna
adenogynum
sticky ovary
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
gynegynnoun/fγυνε
woman, lady; wife; mistress; widow
usadjLatinizing suffix
Rhododendron adenogynum Diels
adenolepis
adenolepides
glandular scales
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
lepislepidnoun/fλεπιϛ
scale, shell
Aster adenolepis Blake
adenoleucus
adenoleuca
adenoleucum
white glands
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
leucosleucadjλευκοϛ
bright, brilliant, clear; white, pale
usadjLatinizing suffix
Rubus adenoleucus Chaboiss.
adenolobus
adenoloba
adenolobum
glandular lobes
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
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
Rubus adenolobus W. C. R. Watson
adenophorus
adenophora
adenophorum
gland bearing, nectary bearing
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
phorosphoraparphoreo
φορεω (φερω)
to carry, bring
usadjLatinizing suffix
Ageratina adenophora (Spreng.) King & H.E. Robins.
Eupatorium adenophorum Spreng.
Rubus adenophorus Rolfe
adenophyllus
adenophylla
adenophyllum
sticky leaved
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Oxalis adenophylla Gill
Hesperolinon adenophyllum (Gray) Small
adenopodus
adenopoda
adenopodum
sticky feet (pedicle)
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
pouspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
usadjLatinizing suffix
Dalea adenopoda (Rydb.) Isely
Petalostemon adenopodus (Rydb.) Wemple
adenopterus
adenoptera
adenopterum
glandular wings
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
pteronpternoun/nπτερον
feather, wing
usadjLatinizing suffix
Chamaesyce adenoptera (Bertol.) Small
adenopus
adenopodi
glandular base
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
puspodnoun/mπουϛ, ποδοϛ
foot
Cecropia adenopus Mart. ex Miq.
adenosepalus
adenosepala
adenosepalum
glandular sepals
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
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
Rosa adenosepala Woot. & Standl.
adenothallus
adenothalla
adenothallum
glandular branches
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
thallosthallnoun/mϑαλλοϛ
a young branch, twig
usadjLatinizing suffix
Rubus adenothallus Focke
adenothrix
adenotriches
hairy gland
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
thrixtrichnoun/fϑριξ, τριχοϛ
hair, wool, bristle
Gaultheria adenothrix (Miq.) Maxim.
adenotrichos
adenotrichon
of glandular hair(s)
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
generative of thrixtrichnoun/fϑριξ, τριχοϛ
hair, wool, bristle
Rubus adenotrichos Schltdl.
adenotrichus
adenotricha
adenotrichum
hairy gland
adenadennoun/fαδην, ενοϛ
acorn, gland
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
thrixtrichnoun/fϑριξ, τριχοϛ
hair, wool, bristle
usadjLatinizing suffix
Arctostaphylos adenotricha (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) A.& D. Love & Kapoor
adglaber
adglabra
adglabrum
nearly glabrous (smooth)
adadpreto, towards, near
glaberglabradjhairless, smooth, bald
adglutinatus
adglutinata
adglutinatum
nearly sticky
adadpreto, towards, near
glutenglutinnoun/nglue
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Heppia adglutinata (Krempelh.) Massal.
adhatoda
adhatodae
not touched by goats
adhatodaadhatodnoun/fada
Sri Lankan
goat
thodai
Sri Lankan
do not touch
Justicia adhatoda L.
adhatodoides
adhatodoides
adhatodoides
like the genus Adhatoda (now Justicia - water willow)
adhatodaadhatodnoun/fada
Sri Lankan
goat
thodai
Sri Lankan
do not touch
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Justicia adhatodoides (E. Mey. ex Nees) V. A. W. Graham
adiantifolius
adiantifolia
adiantifolium
leaves like Adiantum (maiden hair)
adiantonadiantnoun/nαδιαντον
maiden's hair plant (adiantos, unwettable)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Anemia adiantifolia (L.) Sw.
Thalictrum adiantifolium Besser ex Eichw.
adiantiformis
adiantiformis
adiantiforme
like Adiantum (maiden hair)
adiantonadiantnoun/nαδιαντον
maiden's hair plant (adiantos, unwettable)
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...
Polystichum adiantiforme (G. Forst.) J. Sm.
Rumohra adiantiformis (G. Forst.) Ching
adiantoides
adiantoides
adiantoides
like Adiantum (maiden hair)
adiantonadiantnoun/nαδιαντον
maiden's hair plant (adiantos, unwettable)
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Dennstaedtia adiantoides (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) T. Moore
adiantum-nigrum
adianta-nigra
black maiden's hair
adiantonadiantnoun/nαδιαντον
maiden's hair plant (adiantos, unwettable)
umnoun/nLatinizing nounal suffix
--cnct
nigernigradjblack
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum L.
adinocephalus
adinocephala
adinocephalum
with close heads
adinosadinadjαδινοϛ
close, thick; crowded; plentiful
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
cephalecephalnoun/fκεφαλη
head; front; end, point; source, top; chief person
usadjLatinizing suffix
Albizia adinocephala (J. Donn. Sm.) Britt. & Rose
Pithecellobium adinocephalum Donn. Sm.
adipatus
adipata
adipatum
greasy
adipatusadipatadjfilled with fat, greasy
Croton adipatus Kunth
admirabilis
admirabilis
admirabile
wonderful, astonishing
admirabilisadmirabiladjworthy of admiration, admirable
admiscens
admiscens
admiscens
mixing with
admiscensadmiscpparadmisceo
to mix with
Lecidea admiscens Nyl.
admixtus
admixta
admixtum
mixed with
admixtusadmixtpadjadmisceo
to mix with