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apiculatus (m)
apiculata
  (f)
apiculatum
(n)

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets


Braunsia apiculata

From the Latin name “apex (apic)” which means “tip, point, top, extreme end” + "ulus (ul)" the Latin dimutive substantive suffix for 1st & 2nd declension nounssuffix   and "atus" adjectival suffix for nouns: possessive of or likeness of something (with, shaped, made)/ for verb participles: a completed action, -ed

( The specific name implies: "abrupt short point").

For example Braunsia apiculata

 

 

 

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