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
Adromischus mammillaris Adromischus mammillaris From the Latin mammilaris = "having breasts"  Edit
Phoenicopteridae Phoenicopteridae Phoenicopteridae Edit
Trimelopter monarchos Trimelopter monarchos (U. Müll. -Doblies & D. Müll. -Doblies) Mart.-Azorín, M.B. Crespo & Juan Edit
Melothria gilgiana Melothria gilgiana Cogn. Edit
Pavetta pleiantha Pavetta pleiantha Bremek. Edit
Vigna vexillata Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich. Edit
Erica pillansii subsp. pillansii Named after Capetonian botanist Neville Stuart Pillans (1884-1964). He joined the staff at Bolus...Edit
Syndesmanthus pumilus Syndesmanthus pumilus N.E. Br. From the Latin pumila = 'dwarf' Edit
Justicia nummulariifolia Justicia nummulariifolia Vahl Edit
Aridaria platysepala Aridaria platysepala L. Bolus Edit
Agialida palestinaca Agialida palestinaca Tiegh. Edit
Knysna Warbler Bradypterus sylvaticus Bradypterus sylvaticus Edit
Siphonoglossa tubulosa Siphonoglossa tubulosa (Nees) Baill. From the Latin tubulosus = ‘tubular' or 'equipped with a narrow pipe’ Edit
Gomphocarpus cucullatus Gomphocarpus cucullatus Schltr. Edit
Nivenia dispar Edit