Contribute Taxa Etymologies

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