Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

xanthinus - xylorrhiza

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Epithet

Definition

Derivation

Stem

Type/
Gender

Meaning

xanthinus
xanthina
xanthinum
yellow
xanthosxanthadjξανϑοϛ
yellow, red-yellow
inusinadj-ινοϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: composition, color, resembling, owning
Patersonia xanthina F. Muell.
Parmotrema xanthinum (Mull. Arg.) Hale
xanthocarpus
xanthocarpa
xanthocarpum
yellow fruits
xanthosxanthadjξανϑοϛ
yellow, red-yellow
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
carposcarpnoun/mκαρποϛ
fruit
usadjLatinizing suffix
Solanum xanthocarpum Schrad.
Rubus xanthocarpus Bureau & Franch.
xanthocodon
xanthocodon
yellow bells
xanthosxanthadjξανϑοϛ
yellow, red-yellow
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
codoncodonnoun/mκωδων
a bell; an alarm bell; a bell used by officers to make sure their sentries were awake
Rhododendron xanthocodon Hutch.
xantholeucus
xantholeuca
xantholeucum
yellowish white
xanthosxanthadjξανϑοϛ
yellow, red-yellow
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
leucosleucadjλευκοϛ
bright, brilliant, clear; white, pale
usadjLatinizing suffix
Sobralia xantholeuca B. S. Williams
Delphinium xantholeucum Piper
xanthophoeniceus
xanthophoenicea
xanthophoeniceum
yellow-red
xanthosxanthadjξανϑοϛ
yellow, red-yellow
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
phoeniceusphoeniceadjφοινικεοϛ
purple-red after the dye that came from Phoenicia
Verbascum xanthophoeniceum Griseb.
xanthus
xantha
xanthum
yellow
xanthosxanthadjξανϑοϛ
yellow, red-yellow
usadjLatinizing suffix
xiphioides
xiphioides
xiphioides
Gladiola like
xiphionxiphinoun/nξιφιον
Greek name for a plant variously thought to be Gladiolus segetum or Gladiolus communis
oidesoidadj-οειδεϛ
adjective suffix for nouns: like, resemble
Juncus xiphioides E. Mey.
xiphius
xiphia
xiphium
Gladiola like
xiphionxiphinoun/nξιφιον
Greek name for a plant variously thought to be Gladiolus segetum or Gladiolus communis
usadjLatinizing suffix
Iris xiphium L.
xylorhiza
xylorhizai
woody root
xylonxylnoun/nξυλον
wood; tree
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
rhizarhiznoun/fριζα
root; stem, origin
Aster xylorhiza (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray
xylorrhiza
xylorrhizai
woody root
xylonxylnoun/nξυλον
wood; tree
oocnctconnective vowel in botanical Latin, usually for Greek words but in some cases, such as color tingeing, for Latin words
rrcnctρ
sometimes the Greek aspirated 'r' is rrh and sometimes rh in the Latin transliteration
rhizarhiznoun/fριζα
root; stem, origin
Scrophularia xylorrhiza Boiss. & Hausskn.