List of Epithets

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

Epithet

Meaning

Entries

kaempferi 0 (1)
kaki derived from the Japanese word for D. kaki 'kaki-no-ki' 1 (0)
kali glasswort (Salsola kali) 1 (0)
kamerunensis of or from Cameroon 1 (0)
kamerunica from Cameroon 1 (0)
kansuense 0 (1)
kappleri in honor of August Kappler (1815–1887), German researcher, naturalist, explorer and soldier for the Dutch colonial service in Suriname 0 (1)
karatavicum from Karatau, mountain range in southern Kazakhstan 0 (1)
karataviense from Karatau, mountain range in southern Kazakhstan 1 (0)
karroo semiarid plateau region of southwest South Africa 1 (0)
karvinskianus in honor of Wilhelm Friedrich Karwinsky von Karwin (1780-1855), German explorer, naturalist and plant collector in Brazil and Mexico 1 (0)
kawaii 0 (1)
kedongensis 1 (0)
keiskei in honor of Ito Keisuke (1803-1900), Japanese botanist 0 (1)
kerrii in honor of Arthur Francis George Kerr (1877–1942), an Irish medical doctor 1 (1)
kerstingii in honor of Otto Hermann Kersting (1863-1937), physician and plant collector from Riga, Latvia who made a number of expeditions to German territories in West Africa and New Guinea 0 (1)
keyensis from the Florida Keys, USA 0 (1)
khasiana from Khasia, India 1 (1)
kilimandscharica from Mt. Kilimanjaro area of Tanzania 1 (1)
kilimanjari from Mt. Kilimanjaro area of Tanzania 1 (0)
kimballiae 0 (1)
kimuenzae 0 (1)
kirilowii in honor of Porfiri Yevdokimovich Kirilow (1801-1860?), Russian botanist 0 (1)
kitaibeliana in honor of Paul Kitaibel (1757 - 1817), Hungarian botanist 1 (0)
kleiniana in honor of Jakob Theodor Klein (1685–1759), German botanist 1 (1)
kochiana 0 (2)
koetjape derived from 'Ketjape', a local name for Sandoricum koetjape 1 (0)
koidzumiana in honor of Gen’ichi Yonezawa Koidzumi (1883-1953), Japanese botanist 0 (2)
kolly 1 (0)
konkanensis 0 (1)
kora 0 (1)
kotschyana in honor of Theodor Kotschy (1813–1866), Austrian botanist and plant collector in North African and western Asia 0 (1)
kotschyi in honor of Theodor Kotschy (1813–1866), Austrian botanist and plant collector in North African and western Asia 1 (1)
kousa derived from Japanese name of Cornus kousa 1 (0)
kraussiana honours Dr C.F.F. Krauss (1812-1890), a German naturalist 1 (0)
kraussii 0 (1)
krugii in honor of Karl Wilhelm Leopold Krug (1833-1898), German businessman, naturalist, ethnographer, diplomat and supporter of scientific collections 0 (1)
krylovii 0 (1)
kummel 1 (1)
kunthiana 0 (1)
kuntzei 0 (1)
kurzii 1 (0)
kyllingia in honor of Peder Lauridsen Kylling (ca. 1640 - 1696), Danish botanist 0 (1)