Dictionary of Specific Epithets beginning with D

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D

dactyloides

finger like

dasy

prefix meaning "hairy"

dealbata

whitened

dealbatus

whitened

decorus

beautiful

decumbens

stems lying down

decussata

crossed like the letter X

decussatus

crossed like the letter X

deltoides

like Greek letter Delta; triangular

dens-canis

dog's tooth

diandra

two stamens

diandrus

two stamens

dicarpum

two seeds

dicarpus

two seeds

dichotoma

dividing into pairs

dichotomus

dividing into pairs

didyma

in pairs

didymus

in pairs

diffusa

spreading

diffusum

spreading

diffusus

spreading

digitalis

finger like

dimorpha

with two forms

dimorphus

with two forms

dioica

dioecious; male & female flowers on different plants

dioicum

dioecious; male & female flowers on different plants

dioicus

dioecious; male & female flowers on different plants

discolor

two colors

dissectum

finely cut leaves

dissectus

finely cut leaves

divaricata

spreading

divaricatus

spreading

domestica

cultivated

domesticus

cultivated

dulcis

sweet

dumosa

bushy

dumosus

bushy

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