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Etymologies can be looked-up on Dave's Garden, DoBE and LLD

Name Canonical name Scientific name Lookups Short etymology Long etymology Etymology applies to
Lessertia spinescens archives.nd.edu From the Latin spina = 'spine', 'thorn', 'prick' or 'prickle' and -escens = 'becoming like'; i.e....Edit
Prismatocarpus campanuloides var. dentatus archives.nd.edu From the Greek dens = 'teeth' Edit
Amaranthus schinzianus Amaranthus schinzianus archives.nd.edu Edit
Psilocaulon rogersiae Psilocaulon rogersiae L. Bolus archives.nd.edu Edit
Haworthia bolusii var. bolusii Haworthia bolusii Baker var. bolusii archives.nd.edu Named after renowned botanist, businessman, artist and philanthropist, Harry Bolus (1834-1911)...Edit
Trichodiadema calvatum archives.nd.edu Edit
Sida rhombifolia Sida rhombifolia L. archives.nd.edu Edit
Mesembryanthemum litorale Mesembryanthemum litorale Kensit archives.nd.edu Edit
Acyntha metallica Acyntha metallica (Gérôme & Labroy) Chiov. archives.nd.edu Edit
Nycteranthus tetramerus var. parviflorus Nycteranthus tetramerus var. parviflorus (L. Bolus) Schwantes archives.nd.edu From the Latin parvus = ‘small’ and flora = ‘flower’; referring to the tiny flowers Edit
Haworthia cooperi var. truncata archives.nd.edu From the Latin truncata = 'squarely cut-off' Edit
Euphorbia monteiroi archives.nd.edu Edit
Leucadendron crassulifolium Leucadendron crassulifolium (Salisb. ex Knight) I. Williams archives.nd.edu Edit
Humata repens archives.nd.edu From the Latin repens = ‘creeping’ Edit
Tetraena clavata Tetraena clavata (Schltr. & Diels) Beier & Thulin archives.nd.edu From the Latin clava = 'club' and -atum = 'with' Edit

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