List of Epithets

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

Epithet

Meaning

Entries

udensis 1 (0)
ugandae 0 (1)
ugandensis 0 (2)
ukrainicum from the Ukraine 0 (1)
ulei 0 (1)
uliginosa growing in swamps or marshes 0 (1)
uliginosum growing in swamps or marshes 1 (1)
uliginosus growing in swamps or marshes 0 (1)
ulmaria elm-like 1 (0)
ulmifolia elm-leaved 1 (0)
ulmifolius elm-leaved 1 (0)
umbellata having the inflorescence in umbels or umbrella form 2 (4)
umbellatum having the inflorescence in umbels or umbrella form 1 (0)
umbellatus having the inflorescence in umbels or umbrella form 1 (1)
umbrella 0 (1)
umbrosa growing in shady places 0 (1)
undata not flat, billowy, undulate, waved 0 (3)
undatus not flat, billowy, undulate, waved 1 (0)
undulata wavy, with wavy margin 1 (5)
undulatum wavy, with wavy margin 1 (0)
unedo means 'I eat one (only)'; suggests that the fruit is not very palatable 1 (0)
unguiculata having what appear to be claws or finger-nails (anguis, a nail or claw) 1 (0)
unguiculatus having what appear to be claws or finger-nails (anguis, a nail or claw) 0 (1)
uniflora one-flowered 2 (1)
uniflorum one-flowered 1 (0)
unijugum a single pair of leaflets 1 (0)
urbaniana of the town, cultivated 0 (1)
urbanum of the town, cultivated 1 (0)
urens acid, stinging, burning 2 (4)
ursinum refers to bears 1 (0)
urticifolia nettle-leaved 0 (4)
urvilleana in honor of Dumont D'Urville, a French linguist and botanist 1 (0)
usitatissimum very ordinary or common 1 (0)
utilis useful 2 (0)
uva-crispa crisp grape 1 (0)
uva-ursi bear's grape 1 (0)
uvaria derived from Latin uva (bunch of grapes) meaning 'clustered like a bunch of grapes' 1 (0)