Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

venenosus - victorialis

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

venenosus
venenosa
venenosum
poisonous
venenosusvenenosadjvery poisonous
Angelica venenosa (Greenway) Fern.
Physostigma venenosum Balf.
Zigadenus venenosus S.Wats.
venosissimus
venosissima
venosissimum
most veiny
superlative of venosusvenosadjnotably veined, veiny
issimusissimadjsuperlative suffix; most so, to the greatest degree; most-, -est (e.g. largest, prettiest, whitest)
Vicia venosissima Nakai
venosus
venosa
venosum
notably veined
venosusvenosadjnotably veined, veiny
Arnica venosa Hall
Hieracium venosum L.
Rumex venosus Pursh
ventosus
ventosa
ventosum
light like the wind
ventosusventosadjlight as, fast as the wind; windy
Draba ventosa Gray
Haematomma ventosum (L.) Massal.
Aragallus ventosus Greene
ventricosus
ventricosa
ventricosum
swollen on one side
venterventrnoun/mthe belly, paunch
icusicadj-ικοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: belonging to, from, of
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
Hosta ventricosa (Salisb.) Stearn
Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheeseman
Alopecurus ventricosus Pers., non (Gouan) Huds.
venustulus
venustula
venustulum
charming
venustulusvenustuladjcharming, lovely
Carex venustula Holm
Lycopodium venustulum Gaud.
venustus
venusta
venustum
charming
venustusvenustadjlovely, pleasing, beautiful
Hackelia venusta (Piper) St.John
Acantholimon venustum Boiss
Calochortus venustus Dougl.
verbascifolius
verbascifolia
verbascifolium
leaves like the genus Verbascum (mullein)
verbascumverbascnoun/nmullein
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Celmisia verbascifolia Hook. f.
Solanum verbascifolium sensu L.
verecundus
verecunda
verecundum
bashful
verecundusverecundadjashamed, bashful, shy, modest
Silene verecunda S.Wats.
Asplenium verecundum Chapman ex Underwood
Ranunculus verecundus B.L. Robins. ex Piper
vermiculatus
vermiculata
vermiculatum
worm like
vermiculatusvermiculatpadjvermiculor
to be wormy, full of worms
Chamaesyce vermiculata (Raf.) House
Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.
vernalis
vernalis
vernale
of spring
vernalisvernaladjof or belonging to spring
Cathartolinum vernale (Woot.) Small
Adonis vernalis L.
vernus
verna
vernum
of spring
vernusvernadjof or belonging to spring
Arenaria verna L.
Leucojum vernum L.
Crocus vernus (L.) Hill
verrucosus
verrucosa
verrucosum
warty
verrucosusverrucosadjfull of warts
Euonymus verrucosa Scop.
Eriogonum verrucosum Reveal
Ceanothus verrucosus Nutt.
verruculosus
verruculosa
verruculosum
small warts
verruculaverruculnoun/fa small wart
osusosadjadjective suffix for nouns: plenitude or notable development
Buellia verruculosa (Sm.) Mudd
Piptochaetium verruculosum (Mez) Henrard
versicolor
versicoloris
versicolore
variously colored
versicolorversicoloradjwith changeable or various colors
Campanula versicolor Sibth. & Sm.
verticillatus
verticillata
verticillatum
whorled
verticillusverticilladjthe whirl of a spindle
atusatadjadjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed
Asclepias verticillata L.
Enicostema verticillatum (L.) Engl. ex Gilg
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
verus
vera
verum
true
verusveradjtrue, real, actual, genuine
Lavandula vera DC.
Cinnamomum verum J. Presl
Astragalus verus Olivier
vescus
vesca
vescum
little
vescusvescadjsmall, slender, feeble, wavering
Fragaria vesca L.
vesicarius
vesicaria
vesicarium
bladder like
vesicavesicnoun/fthe bladder
ariusariadjadjective suffix for nouns or numbers: connected to or possessed by
Anredera vesicaria (Lam.) Gaertn. f.
Glottidium vesicarium (Jacq.) Harper
Rumex vesicarius L.
vespertinus
vespertina
vespertinum
in the evening
vespertinusvespertinadjof or pertaining to the evening; of or pertaining to the west
Baptisia vespertina Small ex Rydb.
Asplenium vespertinum Maxon
vestitus
vestita
vestitum
clothed
vestitusvestitpparvestio
to clothe, to dress
Scabiosa vestita Jordan
Rhynchotechum vestitum Wall. ex C. B. Clarke
Rubus vestitus Weihe
viciifolius
viciifolia
viciifolium
leaves like the genus Vicia (vetch)
viciavicinoun/fa vetch
iicnctconnective vowel used by botanical Latin
foliusfoliadjfolium
leaf
Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.
Astragalus viciifolius DC.
vicioides
vicioides
vicioides
like the genus Vicia (vetch)
viciavicinoun/fa vetch
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Hedysarum vicioides Turcz.
victorialis
victorialis
victoriale
victorious, a symbol of protection and victory
victorialisvictorialadjof or belonging to victory
Allium victorialis L.