Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

gaditanus - giganteus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

gaditanus
gaditana
gaditanum
of Gades (Cadiz)
gaditanusgaditanadjGaditanus
of or pertaining to Gades, a Phoenician colony in Hispania Baetica (Cadiz, Spain)
Armeria gaditana Boiss.
galericulatus
galericulata
galericulatum
with a small cap
galericulumgalericulnoun/na small hat, cap
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Scutellaria galericulata L.
gallicus
gallica
gallicum
from France
gallicusgallicadjGallicus
of or pertaining to the Gauls
Acarospora gallica H. Magn.
Erucastrum gallicum (Willd.) O.E. Schulz
Senecio gallicus Chaix
garganicus
garganica
garganicum
of Monte Gargano, Italy
garganusgarganadjGarganus
Mt Gargano, Italy
icusicadj-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Campanula garganica Tenore
gelidus
gelida
gelidum
icy cold
gelidusgelidadjicy code, frosty
Lecanora gelida (L.) Ach.
Ranunculus gelidus Kar. & Kir.
geminatus
geminata
geminatum
paired
geminusgeminadjtwin born; paired, double
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Agrostis geminata Trin.
Panicum geminatum Forsk.
geminiflorus
geminiflora
geminiflorum
flowers paired
geminusgeminadjtwin born; paired, double
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Nemastylis geminiflora Nutt.
Trifolium geminiflorum Greene
Dianthus geminiflorus Loisel.
generalis
generalis
generale
normal
generalisgeneraladjof or belonging to a genus, generic
Canna x generalis L. H. Bailey
gentilis
gentilis
gentile
of a clan
gentilisgentiladjof or belonging to a clan
Mentha gentilis L.
genuinus
genuina
genuinum
genuine
genuinusgenuinadjinnate, natural; genuine
geoides
geoides
geoides
like Geum
geumgenoun/nGeum urbanum
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Rubus geoides Sm.
germanicus
germanica
germanicum
of Germany
germanicusgermanicadjGermanicus
of or belonging to the Germans
Stachys germanica L.
Gnaphalium germanicum Scopoli
gibbiflorus
gibbiflora
gibbiflorum
humped flower
gibbusgibbadjhunched, humped, gibbous
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Echeveria gibbiflora DC.
gibbosus
gibbosa
gibbosum
humped
gibbusgibbnoun/mhump, hunch
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
Aspicilia gibbosa (Ach.) Korber
Gibbaeum gibbosum (Haw.) N. E. Br.
Dolichos gibbosus Thunb.
gibbus
gibba
gibbum
humped
gibbusgibbadjhunched, humped, gibbous
Lemna gibba L.
Pseudophleum gibbum Dogan
giganteus
gigantea
giganteum
very large
giganteusgiganteadjGiganteus
of or belonging to the giants
Cephalaria gigantea (Ledeb.) Bobr.
Allium giganteum Regel
Restio giganteus N. E. Br.