Dictionary of Specific Epithets beginning with R

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R

racemosa

with racemes

racemosum

with racemes

radicans

with stems taking root

radula

scraper-like

ramiflora

flowers on older branches

ramosa

branched

ramosum

branched

recta

erect

recti-

erect

rectus

erect

recurvatus

curved back

recurvus

curved back

rediviva

coming back to life

redivivum

coming back to life

redolens

scented

regalis

royal

regia

royal

regina

queen

reginae

queen

regius

royal

religiosa

sacred

religiosus

sacred

reni-

prefix meaning "kidney"

repanda

curved up

repandum

curved up

repens

creeping

reptans

creeping

resinifer

resinous

resinifera

resinous

resinosa

very resinous

resinosus

very resinous

reticulata

netted

retusa

blunt, notched tip

revoluta

rolled back

revolutus

rolled back

rex

king

rhizophylla

rooting leaves

rhizophyllum

rooting leaves

rhodotricha

red-haired

rhombica

diamond-shaped

rhombiformis

diamond-shaped

rhomboidalis

diamond-shaped

rhomboidea

diamond-shaped

rigens

somewhat rigid

rigescens

somewhat rigid

rigidula

somewhat rigid

ringens

gaping

riparium

of river banks

riparius

of river banks

rivalis

growing by a stream or river

rivularis

growing by a stream or river

rivulus

growing by a stream or river

rostrata

beaked

rostratum

beaked

rotata

wheel-like

rotatus

wheel-like

rotunda

round

rotundata

rounded

rotundus

round

rubens

red

ruber

red

rubiginosa

rusty

rubra

red

rufa

reddish brown

rufus

reddish brown

rupestre

found near rocks

rupestris

found near rocks

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