SPECIFIC EPITHETS

Remember: Specific epithets cannot be repeated within a genus.

altissimus - very tall; high
amabilis - lovely
angustatus - narrow; slender
anomalus - abnormal; unlike its kind
argenteus - silvery
argyraeus - silvery
aureus - golden yellow
canescens - grayish
cinereus - ash gray
depauperatus - reduced
dilatatus - broadened; widened
elatior - taller
elatus - tall
exaltatus - very tall
exiguus - little
flavus - pale yellow
fulvus - dull yellow
giganteus - very large; gigantic
gracilis - slender
grandis - large
helvolus - pale brownish-yellow
humilis - dwarf
incanus - whitish gray
intermedius - half-way; intermediate
lividus - lead colored
luteolus - pale yellow
magnus - large
major - larger; greater
minor - smaller; less
minus - small; minute
minutus - very small
mirabilis - wonderful
nanus - dwarf
neneus - brassy green, bronze
niger - black
nitens - shining
pulchellus - beautiful
robustus - stout

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