List of Epithets

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

Epithet

Meaning

Entries

vaga 0 (1)
vaginalis having a sheathlike structure, such as the leaf of a grass that surrounds a stem 2 (1)
vaillantii in honor of Sébastien Vaillant (1669-1722), French botanist 0 (5)
valantia in honor of for Sebastien Vaillant (1669-1722), French physician and botanist 0 (1)
valentina from Valencia, Spain 2 (0)
valentinus from or of Valencia, Spain 1 (0)
valerianifolia valerian-leaved (Valeriana officinalis) 1 (0)
validus strong, well-developed 0 (1)
vallis-choudae 1 (0)
vanillodorum 0 (1)
varia diverse, non-constant in appearance 1 (0)
variabilis 0 (1)
varians 0 (1)
variegata irregularly coloured, in stripes or patches 2 (8)
variegatum irregularly coloured, in stripes or patches 1 (0)
variifolium variegated leaves 0 (1)
vasta vast, very large, empty, desolate 1 (0)
vaticana 0 (1)
velutina velvet-like, covered closely with short, soft hairs 1 (2)
velutinum velvet-like, covered closely with short, soft hairs 2 (1)
velutinus velvet-like, covered closely with short, soft hairs 0 (1)
ventricosa swelled or inflated, as the corolla of some labiates 2 (0)
venusta charming, graceful, pretty, neat 1 (1)
vera true 2 (0)
verbenaca resembling Verbena 1 (0)
verdickii in honor of Edgard Antoine Auguste Verdick (fl. 1899-1903), Belgian plant collector 0 (1)
veris pertaining to spring 1 (0)
vernalis flowering in spring, pertaining to spring 1 (3)
vernum flowering in spring, pertaining to spring 1 (0)
verticillata whorled, three or more leaves springing from the same point 5 (3)
verticillatum whorled, three or more leaves springing from the same point 2 (1)
verum true, the real one 1 (0)
vesca edible 1 (0)
vestita 0 (1)
vetularum of old women 0 (1)
vexillarium with a standard, flag 0 (1)
viciifolia with leaves like the Vetch, Vicia 1 (0)
vicinum 0 (1)
villosa hairy or shaggy 6 (4)
villosum shaggy 1 (1)
viminea 0 (1)
vincentina from San Vicente, El Salvador 0 (1)
vinifera wine-bearing 2 (1)
violacea derived from the Latin "viola" meaning violet 2 (4)
violaceum violet-coloured 1 (1)
violaceus violet-colored 1 (0)
virgata composed of willowy twigs 1 (1)
virgatum composed of willowy twigs 1 (1)
virgaurea golden-rod 1 (0)
virginalis 0 (1)
virginea virginal, white 0 (1)
virginiana from Virginia, North America 3 (2)
virginianum from Virginia, North America 1 (2)
virginica 0 (2)
virginicum from Virginia, North America 1 (2)
virginicus from Virginia, North America 1 (1)
viridicans green 0 (1)
viridiflora green-flowered 1 (4)
viridis green in color 0 (5)
viridula 0 (1)
virosa with poisonous sap, venomous, of evil odour 2 (0)
virosus with poisonous sap, venomous, of evil odour 0 (2)
viscosa sticky, clammy, exuding a sticky secretion 3 (1)
viscosum sticky, clammy, exuding a sticky secretion 1 (0)
viscosus sticky, clammy, exuding a sticky secretion 0 (1)
vitalba Clematis - Virgin's-Bower, Old Man's Beard or Traveller's Joy 1 (1)
viticella purple virgin's-bower (clematis). 1 (0)
vitifolia with leaves like a vine, Vitis 2 (0)
vitis-idaea 1 (0)
vittata Striped like a ribbon, with longitudinal stripes 1 (0)
vivipara bearing young alive 1 (0)
vogelii in honor of Dr. Theodore Vogel, botanist to the voyage of the expedition sent by Her Britannic Majesty to the river Niger in 1841 1 (1)
volkensii in honor of Georg Ludwig August Volkens (1855–1917) German botanist 1 (0)
vulgare common, everyday 9 (3)
vulgaris common, everyday 14 (28)
vulneraria for healing wounds 3 (1)