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

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