List of Epithets

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

Epithet

Meaning

Entries

zalacca from 'salak', the native name in Malaya for S. zalacca 1 (0)
zambesica 0 (1)
zambesicus 0 (1)
zanonii Thomas A. Zanoni (1949*), US American botanist and plant collector 1 (0)
zanthoxyloides resembling Zanthoxylum 1 (0)
zapota derived from the Nahuatl (indigenous Mesoamerican) name for M. zapota 1 (0)
zebrina striped with different colours, zebra-striped 2 (0)
zechii 0 (1)
zehntneri in honor of Leo Zehntner (1864–1961), Swiss entomologist and botanist 1 (0)
zelayense 0 (1)
zelayensis 0 (2)
zenkeri in honor of Georg August Zenker (1855-1922), German gardener, botanist and zoologist 1 (1)
zeylanica from Sri Lanka (Ceylon) 2 (2)
zeylanicum from Sri Lanka (Ceylon) 1 (0)
zibethinus refers to the Indian civet, Viverra zibetha 1 (0)
zingiber Greek name derived from a Sanskrit for Ginger 0 (2)
zollingeri 0 (1)
zollingeriana in honor of Heinrich Zollinger (1818-1859), Swiss botanist working manily in Java 1 (0)
zonale 0 (1)
zonalis 0 (1)
zuvandica 0 (1)