Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

tabularis - telephium

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

tabularis
tabularis
tabulare
flat topped; from Table Mountain, South Africa
tabularistabularadjof or related to boards, planks
Sphagnum tabulare Sull.
Saxifraga tabularis Hemsl. ex F. B. Forbes & Hemsl.
tabuliformis
tabuliformis
tabuliforme
flat shaped
tabulatabulnoun/fa board, plank; writing tablet
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
formisformadjin botanical Latin a substantive suffix for nouns derived from 'forma': to be in the form or shape of...
Pertusaria tabuliformis Erichsen
taeda
taedae
a resinous fir
taedataednoun/fa pitch pine; Pinus combra
Pinus taeda L.
takaheus
takahea
takaheum
from the Takahe Valley, New Zealand
takahetakahenounTakahe
Takahe Valley, New Zealand
usadjLatinizing suffix
tapetodes
tapetodes
tapetodes
carpet like
tapetetapetnoun/na tapestry, carpet, wall hanging
odesodadjoides
-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
tarahaoa
tarahaoa
from Mt Peel, New Zealand
tarahaoatarahaoanounTarahaoa
Maori
the name for Mt. Peel
tardiflorus
tardiflora
tardiflorum
late flowering
tardustardadjslow, sluggish
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
florusflorpparfloreo
to bloom, to flower
Hosta tardiflora (W. Irving) Stearn
tardivus
tardiva
tardivum
late
tardotardverbto make slow, to delay
ivusivadjadjective suffix for verbs or nouns: capability, owned by
Citrus tardiva hort. ex Shirai
tardus
tarda
tardum
late
tardustardadjslow, sluggish
Tulipa tarda Stapf
tauricus
taurica
tauricum
Crimean (Taurica Chesonesus)
tauricustauricadjTauricus
of or belonging to the Taurians, a Thracian people in modern day Crimea
Onosma taurica Pall. ex Willd.
Aconitum tauricum Wulf.
Melilotus tauricus (M. Bieb.) Ser.
taygeteus
taygetea
taygeteum
mountains in southern Greece
taygetontaygetnoun/nTaygeton
Ταυγετον
the Taygetos mountains in mainland S Greece
euseadj-εοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
Achillea taygetea Boiss. & Heldr.
tazetta
tazettae
small cup
tazettatazettnoun/fIt.
common name for Narcissus meaning a small cup
Narcissus tazetta L.
tecti
tectorum
of the roof(s)
generative of tectumtectnoun/nroof; roofed building, shelter
Bromus tectorum L.
tegetarius
tegetarii
mat maker
tegetariustegetarinouna mat maker
telephioides
telephioides
telephioides
telephium like
telephiontelephinoun/nτηλεφιον
a succulent plant such as Sedum telephium, Sempervivum tectorum or purslane (Portulaca olercea)
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Sedum telephioides Michx.
telephium
telephia
from the Greek name for some succulent plant
telephiontelephinoun/nτηλεφιον
a succulent plant such as Sedum telephium, Sempervivum tectorum or purslane (Portulaca olercea)
umnoun/nLatinizing nounal suffix
Sedum telephium L.