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

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Wahlenbergia inhambanensis archives.nd.edu Named in honour of Georg (Goran) Wahlenberg (1780 – 1851), a Swedish botanist, successor to Carl...Edit

Named in honour of Swedish botanist ...

Digitaria boivinii archives.nd.edu Edit
Serruria ciliata var. congesta archives.nd.edu From the Latin ‘ciliata’ / ‘ciliatus’ meaning ‘equipped with fine hairs’ Edit
Acroceras archives.nd.edu Name from the Greek akros, at the top, and keras, a horn. Edit
Cyperus pelophilus archives.nd.edu Edit
Plantago afra var. stricta archives.nd.edu Edit
Crassocephalum crepidioides archives.nd.edu Edit
AMARYLLIDACEAE archives.nd.edu Named after the genus Amaryllis. From Greek Amarullis, typical name of a country girl or...Edit
Metalasia oligocephala archives.nd.edu Edit
Canthium pyrifolium archives.nd.edu Edit
Oxylaena archives.nd.edu Edit
Gendarussa incana archives.nd.edu Edit
Euryops subcarnosus subsp. vulgaris archives.nd.edu Edit
Erica viscaria subsp. viscaria archives.nd.edu Edit
Laevicarpa kolbei archives.nd.edu Edit
Simocheilus dispar archives.nd.edu Edit
Lippia kituiensis archives.nd.edu Edit
Vigna kokii archives.nd.edu Edit
Babiana angustifolia archives.nd.edu Edit
Cyperus hirsutus archives.nd.edu From the Latin ‘hirsutus’ / ‘hirsutus’ meaning ‘hairy’ Edit

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