Dictionary of Specific Epithets beginning with F

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F

falcatus

sickle-shaped

farinaceus

mealy

farinosus

mealy

fastigiata

narrowly erect

fastigiatus

narrowly erect

fenestrellata

with little windows

ferruginea

rust colored

filamentosa

many filaments

filamentosum

many filaments

fili-

prefix meaning "thread"

filic-

prefix or referring to "fern"

filix-

prefix or referring to "fern"

fimbriata

fringed

fimbriatus

fringed

firma

strong

firmus

strong

fistulosa

tubular

fistulosus

tubular

flabellata

fan like

flabellatus

fan like

flagellaris

with flagella

flagellifera

with flagella

flava

yellow

flavens

golden yellow

flavescens

yellowish

flexicaulis

bent or flexed stem

flexilis

flexible

flexipedes

bent stem

flexipes

bent stem

flexuosa

bending, curved

flexuosus

bending, curved

floribunda

profusely flowered

floribundus

profusely flowered

florida

flowering

floridus

flowering

foetida

unpleasantly scented

foetidus

unpleasantly scented

foliolosa

having small leaves

formosa

beautiful

formosissima

most beautiful

fragilis

brittle, fragile

frondosa

leafy

frondosus

leafy

frutescens

becoming shrubby

fruticosa

shrubby

fruticosus

shrubby

fulgens

shining

fulva

tawny

fulvus

tawny

fungosa

spongy

fungosus

spongy

furcata

cleft

fusca

dark

fuscus

dark

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