List of Epithets

Specific epithets their meaning and number of taxon (synonym) entries

Epithet

Meaning

Entries

jaboticaba 0 (5)
jaburan from the Japanese name for Ophiopogon jaburan 1 (1)
jacea from pre-Linnaeus genera Jacea applied for Centaurea jacea 2 (0)
jacobaea used in pre-Linnaeus times for different Senecio (Ragwort) species 1 (0)
jacquemontiana in honor of Victor Vincelas Jacquemont (1801-1832), French botanist and geologist 1 (0)
jacquemontianum 0 (1)
jacquemontii in honor of Victor Vincelas Jacquemont (1801-1832), French botanist and geologist 0 (1)
jacquinii 0 (4)
jagus meaning not known, unexplained 1 (2)
jailae 0 (2)
jalapa from Xalapa (often spelled Jalapa), Veracruz, Mexico 1 (0)
jamacaru derived from the indigenous tupi word mandacarĂș, meaning spiny bundle 1 (0)
jamaicense from Jamaica 0 (1)
jamesonii in honor to William Jameson (1796-1873), a Scottish-Ecuadorian botanist 1 (0)
janipha 0 (2)
japonica from Japan 6 (7)
japonicum from Japan 3 (1)
jardinii in honor of Désiré Edeleston Stanilus Aimé Jardin (1822-1896), French naval officer and amateur botanist 0 (1)
jasminoides like jasmine 2 (1)
jaumavensis from Jaumave in Tamaulipas, Mexico 0 (1)
javana of or from Java 1 (0)
javanica from Java, Indonesia 4 (0)
javorkae 0 (1)
joazeiro from Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil 1 (0)
johnsonii in honor of Lawrence A.S. Johnson (1972-1985), director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney 1 (0)
jonquilloides resembling jonquil, Narcissus jonquilla L. 0 (1)
jubata with a loose and much branched tuft or panicle (juba, a mane) 1 (0)
judaica from the mountains in Judea, in historic Palestine, now divided between Israel, Jordan and the West Bank 1 (0)
julibrissin derived from the Persian word ghulibmhim meaning silk rose 1 (0)
juliflora silken-flowered 1 (0)
juncea rush-like 4 (0)
junceiforme rush (Juncaceae) like 0 (1)
junceum Juncus-like 2 (1)
junghuhniana in honor of Friedrich Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809-1864), German botanist and geologist 0 (1)