Dictionary of Specific Epithets beginning with M

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M

macra-

prefixes meaning "large"

macrantha

large flowered

macranthera

large anthered

macrantherus

large anthered

macranthus

large flowered

macro-

prefixes meaning "large"

macrocarpa

large fruited

macrocarpus

large fruited

maculata

spotted

maculatus

spotted

magna

large

magnus

large

majalis

in May

mares

male, robust,

marinus

near the sea

maritimus

near the sea

marmoraria

marbled

marmorata

marbled

marmorea

marbled

mas

male, robust,

masculus

male, robust,

matronalis

of March 1st

media

intermediate

medium

intermediate

megacarpa

large seed

megacarpus

large seed

melanocarpa

black-fruited or seeded

melanocarpus

black-fruited or seeded

melli-

prefix meaning "honey"

micra-

prefix meaning "small"

micrantha

small flowered

micranthus

small flowered

micro-

prefix meaning "small"

millefolia

with 1,000 (a lot of) leaves

millefoliata

with 1,000 (a lot of) leaves

millefoliatum

with 1,000 (a lot of) leaves

minima

small

minor

small

minus

small

minuscula

very, very small

minusculus

very, very small

mira

wonderful, extraordinary

mirabilis

wonderful, extraordinary

mollis

soft

montana

mountain dweller

monticola

mountain dweller

mucronata

short point

mucronifolia

short pointed leaves

mucronifolium

short pointed leaves

multifida

multiply divided

multisecta

multiply divided

muscicola

growing in moss

muscoidea

moss like

muscoides

moss like

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