Genera within a family

Family: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
LINACEAE (G)
Flax Family(Wf)
linon,= flax; the thread spun by the Fates. The Fates, Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos. whose office was to spin the thread of human destiny, were armed with shears, with which they cut it off when they pleased. They were the daughters of Themis (Law), who sits by Jove on his throne to give him counsel.
(LS, PG)
LINUM (G)
Flax (Le)
linon,= flax. linum, = flax. (a name used by Theophrastus.**)
(LS, Ws, Le)