Contribute Taxa Etymologies

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

Name Lookups Short etymology Long etymology Etymology applies to
Conophytum tantillum subsp. tantillum Edit
Plectranthus purpuratus subsp. purpuratus Edit
Gladiolus laccatus Edit
Salvia barbata From the Latin ‘barbata’ / ‘barbatus’ meaning ‘bearded’ Edit
Lightfootia abyssinica From the Latin ‘abyssinica’ / ‘abyssinicus’ meaning ‘relating to Abyssinia’ Edit
Thesium susannae Edit
Dovea bolusii From the English ‘bolus’ / ‘Bolus’ meaning ‘commemorating the South African botanist’ Edit
Lachenalia stayneri Edit
Hura crepitans Edit
Tripteris glabrata From the Latin ‘glabra’ / ‘glaber’ meaning ‘smooth’ Edit
Cineraria dieterlenii Edit
Isolepis dregeana Commemorates the brothers Carl Friedrich Drege (1791-1867) and Johann Franz Drege (1794-1881) of...Edit
Northern Rockhopper Penguin Edit
Ficinia repens Edit
Romulea tetragona var. flavandra Edit
Aloe verdoorniae Named after Inez Clare Verdoorn (15 June 1896 Pretoria – 1989), a South African botanist and...Edit
Pteris quadripinnata Edit
Courtoisina assimilis Edit
Psilocaulon dinteri Edit

Dinter's biography can be seen at...

Launaea picridioides Edit