Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

gilviflorus - gilvostriatus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

gilviflorus
gilviflora
gilviflorum
pale yellow flowered
gilvusgilvadjpale yellow
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Astragalus gilviflorus Sheldon
gilvostriatus
gilvostriata
gilvostriatum
with pale yellow lines
gilvusgilvadjpale yellow
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
striastrinoun/ffurrow, channel
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed