Dictionary of Specific Epithets beginning with L

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L

labiatus

lipped

laciniata

deeply cut, lacy

laciniatus

deeply cut, lacy

lactea

milky

lacteus

milky

lacustris

growing by lakes or ponds

laevigata

smooth

laevigatus

smooth

laevis

smooth

lanata

woolly

lanatus

woolly

lanosa

woolly

lanosus

woolly

lanuginosa

downy

lanuginosus

downy

lanulosa

fuzzy

lanulosus

fuzzy

lasia-

prefixes meaning "woolly"

lasio-

prefixes meaning "woolly"

lati-

prefix meaning "broad"

lax-

prefix meaning "loose"

leio-

prefix meaning "smooth"

lenta

prefix meaning "pliable"

lentus

prefix meaning "pliable"

lepido-

prefix meaning "scale"

lepta-

prefix meaning "thin" or "slender"

lepto-

prefix meaning "thin" or "slender"

leptopodi

slender-stalked

leptopus

slender-stalked

leucanthema

white-flowered

leucanthemum

white-flowered

lignosa

woody

lignosum

woody

ligulata

tongue-like

ligulatus

tongue-like

lingua-

prefix meaning "tongue"

lingui-

prefix meaning "tongue"

lithophila

stone-loving

lithophilus

stone-loving

litoralis

of the sea shore

littoralis

of the sea shore

lobata

lobed

lobatus

lobed

longipedes

long stalked

longipes

long stalked

lucida

shining, clear

lucidum

shining, clear

lucidus

shining, clear

lunata

crescent shaped

lunulata

crescent shaped

lurida

pale yellow

luridus

pale yellow

lutea

yellow

lutescens

yellowish

luteum

yellow

lychnitis

lamp like

lyrata

lyre shaped

lyratus

lyre shaped

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