Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

fabaceus - fenestrellatus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

fabaceus
fabacea
fabaceum
bean like
fabafabnoun/fbean
aceusaceadjadjective suffix for nouns: resembles, of..., ...like, mixture using, fragrance of; borrowed from nouns declined like ...ax, ...acis + eus
Marah fabaceus (Naud.) Naud. ex Greene
falcatus
falcata
falcatum
sickle shaped
falcatusfalcatadjsickle shaped
Chrysopsis falcata (Pursh) Ell.
Cyrtomium falcatum (L.f.) K.Presl
Aster falcatus Lindl.
falcifolius
falcifolia
falcifolium
sickle shaped leaves
flaxfalcnoun/ffalx
curved blade, pruning hook; sickle, scythe
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Oberonia falcifolia Schltr.
Allium falcifolium Hook. & Arn.
fallacissimus
fallacissima
fallacissimum
most deceptive
superlative of fallaxfallacadjdeceptive, fallacious
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Boerhavia fallacissima Heimerl
farinaceus
farinacea
farinaceum
mealy
farinafarinnoun/fflour, meal
aceusaceadjadjective suffix for nouns: resembles, of..., ...like, mixture using, fragrance of; borrowed from nouns declined like ...ax, ...acis + eus
Salvia farinacea Benth.
farinosus
farinosa
farinosum
mealy
farinafarinnoun/fflour, meal
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
Aletris farinosa L.
Combretum farinosum Kunth
fasciatus
fasciata
fasciatum
banded, bundled
fasciafascinoun/fband, girth
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Sansevieria fasciata Cornu ex Gerome & Labroy
fasciculatus
fasciculata
fasciculatum
banded, bundled
fasciculusfasciculnoun/mbundle, packet
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Cassia fasciculata Michx.
Eriogonum fasciculatum Benth.
Anoplanthus fasciculatus (Nutt.) Walp.
fastigiatus
fastigiata
fastigiatum
clustered, parallel and erect
fastigiumfastigiadj/nprojecting point, gable, highest point
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Cassiope fastigiata D.Don
Rhododendron fastigiatum Franch.
Andropogon fastigiatus Sw.
fastuosus
fastuosa
fastuosum
proud
fastuosusfastuosadjfastosus
proud, haughty (also fastuosus)
Datura fastuosa L.
Echium fastuosum Ait.
fenestralis
fenestralis
fenestrale
window like
fenestrafenestrnoun/fwindow
alisaladjadjective suffix for nouns: of or pertaining to
Lobelia fenestralis Cav.
fenestrellatus
fenestrellata
fenestrellatum
with little windows
fenestrafenestrnoun/fwindow
ellaellnoun/fellus
substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nouns: diminutive
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Campanula fenestrellata Feer