Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

adnascens - adustus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

adnascens
adnascens
adnascens
growing on or to
adadpreto, towards, near
nascensnascentaparnascor
to be born; grow from; descend from
adnatus
adnata
adnatum
joined together, adnate
adnatusadnatpparagnascor
L.
(also adgnascor) born after will was made, adopted; to grow towards or upoon;
Amblystegiella adnata (Hedw.) Nichols
Homomallium adnatum (Hedw.) Broth.
Aster adnatus Nutt.
adnexus
adnexa
adnexum
nearly bound together
adadpreto, towards, near
nexusnexpadjnecto
to tie or bind together
Caloplaca adnexa Vezda
adonidifolius
adonidifolia
adonidifolium
leaves like Adonis
adonisadonidnoun/mAdonis
Αδωνιϛ, ιδοϛ
god of plants, beautiful youth killed by wild boar and changed into a flower by Aphrodite
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Senecio adonidifolius Loisel.
adornatus
adornata
adornatum
decorated
adornatusadornatpadjadorno
to prepare for, provide, equip; to decorate adorn
Rubus adornatus P. J. Mull. ex Wirtg.
adoxoides
adoxoides
adoxoides
like the genus Adoxa
aapreα-
not, without, less
doxadoxnoun/fδοξα
opinion, judgment; reputation, glory, splendor
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Semiaquilegia adoxoides (DC.) Makino
adpressipilis
adpressipilis
adpressipile
with hairs pressed flat
adpressusadpresspadjapprimo
to press to; (also adprimo)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
piluspilnoun/ma hair; a trifle
isadjadjectival suffix
adpressipilosus
adpressipilosa
adpressipilosum
hairy with hairs pressed flat
adpressusadpresspadjapprimo
to press to; (also adprimo)
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
pilosuspilosadjhairy, shaggy
Cyrtandra adpressipilosa St. John
adpressus
adpressa
adpressum
pressed against
adadpreto, towards, near
pressuspresspparpremo
to press, squeeze
Mimosa adpressa Hook. & Arn.
Hypericum adpressum Raf. ex W. Bart.
Cotoneaster adpressus Boiss.
adriaticus
adriatica
adriaticum
from (near) the Adriatic Sea
adriaticusadriaticadjHadriaticus
of or belonging to Hadria , a city of Picenum (now Atri, Italy) birthplace of Hadrian; of Hadria in Veneti (now Adria, Italy); of the Adriatic Sea, between Italy and the Balkan penisula; also spelled Adriaticus
Viola adriatica Freyn
adscendens
adscendens
adscendens
ascending
adscendensadscendentaparascendo
(adscendo) to ascend, mount up, climb up
Acaena adscendens Vahl
adscitus
adscita
adscitum
approved
adscitusadscitpadjascisco
L.
(also adscisco) to receive, approve, accept
adspersus
adspersa
adspersum
scattered
adspersusadsperspparaspergo
(adspergo) to scatter, sprinkle
Brachiaria adspersa (Trin.) Parodi
Calicium adspersum Pers.
Rubus adspersus Weihe ex H. E. Weber
adstringens
adstringens
adstringens
binding together
adstringensadstringpparastringo
to draw close, bind together (also adstringo)
Stryphnodendron adstringens (C. Martius) Cov.
adulterinus
adulterina
adulterinum
adulterous, not genuine
adulterinusadulterinadjnot of pure breed, not genuine or pure
Passiflora adulterina L. f.
Asplenium adulterinum Milde
adumbratus
adumbrata
adumbratum
counterfeit
adumbratusadumbratadjcounterfeit, feigned, false
aduncatus
aduncata
aduncatum
hooked, curved
aduncusaduncadjbent towards or inwards, hooked
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
aduncus
adunca
aduncum
bent, crooked, curved, hooked
aduncusaduncadjbent towards or inwards, hooked
Viola adunca Sm.
Piper aduncum L.
Drepanocladus aduncus (Hedw.) Warnst.
adustus
adusta
adustum
sun browned
adustusadustpparaduro
to burn, scorch
Carex adusta Boott
Leucanthemum adustum (W. D. J. Koch) Gremli