Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

hadriaticus - heptaphyllus

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

hadriaticus
hadriatica
hadriaticum
of Adria, Adriatic Sea
hadriaticushadriaticadjHadriaticus
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
haematocalyx
haematocalyces
blood-red calyx
haemahaematnoun/naima
αιμα, ατοϛ
blood
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
calyxcalycnoun/fκαλυξ, υκοϛ
husk, covering, calyx
Dianthus haematocalyx Boiss. & Heldr.
haematodes
haematodes
haematodes
blood-red
haematodeshaematodesadjαιματωδηϛ
blood-red
Rhododendron haematodes Franch.
halicacabus
halicacabi
L: bladerwort
halicacabushalicacabnoun/fαλικακαβοϛ
an herb said to cure bladder pain
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
halimus
halima
halimum
of the sea
halimoshalimadjαλιμοϛ
of or belonging to the sea
usadjLatinizing suffix
Atriplex halimus L.
hamatus
hamata
hamatum
hooked
hamatushamatadjfurnished with a hook, hooked
Navarretia hamata Greene
Hedysarum hamatum L.
Selenicereus hamatus (Pfeiff.) Britton & Rose
hamulatus
hamulata
hamulatum
with small hooks
hamushamnoun/mhook
ulusulnoun/mdimutive substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nouns
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Callitriche hamulata Kuetz. ex W.D.J. Koch
Nephelium hamulatum Radlk.
hastatus
hastata
hastatum
spear shaped
hastatushastatadjarmed with a spear
Pavonia hastata Cav.
Adenoropium hastatum (Jacq.) Britt. & Wilson
Hibiscus hastatus L. f.
hebecarpus
hebecarpa
hebecarpum
fuzzy fruited
hebehebenoun/fηβη
youth, manhood
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
Cassia hebecarpa Fern.
Ranunculus hebecarpus Hook. & Arn.
helix
helix
helix
winding around
helixhelicadjιλιξ
species of ivy; spiral
Hedera helix L.
helveticus
helvetica
helveticum
Swiss
helveticushelveticadjHelveticus
of the Hevetians, from Gallia Lugdunensis (in Switzerland)
Onosma helvetica (A.DC.) Boiss.
Nephroma helveticum Ach.
hemisphaericus
hemisphaerica
hemisphaericum
hemispherical
hemihemipreemi
ημι-
half
sphaerasphaernoun/fσφαιρα
ball, globe, sphere
icusicadj-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Biatorella hemisphaerica Anzi
Calicium hemisphaericum Howard
heptalobus
heptaloba
heptalobum
7 lobed
heptaheptapreεπτα
seven
lobuslobnoun/mλοβοϛ
Late L
Greek: lobe of the ear; late Latin: husk, pod
usadjLatinizing suffix
heptaphyllus
heptaphylla
heptaphyllum
seven leaves
heptaheptapreεπτα
seven
phyllonphyllnoun/nφυλλον
leaf; foliage
usadjLatinizing suffix
Ampelopsis heptaphylla Buckl.
Centrosema heptaphyllum Moric.
Convolvulus heptaphyllus Rottler & Willd.