Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

exoticus - extraaxillaris

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

exoticus
exotica
exoticum
exotic
exoticusexoticadjεξοτικοϛ
foreign, exotic
Chalcas exotica (L.) Millsp.
explanatus
explanata
explanatum
flattened, plain
explanatusexplanatpparexplano
to flatten or spread out; to explain
exscapus
exscapa
exscapum
without a scape
exexprewithout, not, lacking, from out
scapusscapadjshaft, stem, stalk, trunk
Townsendia exscapa (Richards) Porter
Ornithogalum exscapum Ten.
Aster exscapus Richards.
extraaxillaris
extraaxillaris
extraaxillare
outside of the axil
extraextrapreon the outside, beyond, over and above
axillaaxillnoun/farmpit
arisaradjalis
adjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Linum extraaxillare Kit.