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
ASPHODELACEAE (G)
Aloe Family(Wf)
ασϕοδελ, = (of unknown origin); asphodel. The earlier form, an adaptation of medieval Latin, was affodillus, whence daffodil. The White Asphodel or King’s Spear covers large tracts of land in Apulia, in southern Italy, where its leaves afford good nourhisment to sheep. From the genus the order has sometimes been called Aphodeliæ.
(Ox)
ALOE (G)
Aloe(Le) Alwyn
aloē, = from Hebrew used in the Septuagint to translate akhālīm, akhālōth; descriptive of the succulent herbs , shrubs or trees, with erect spikes of flowers, and bitter juice. (the dried bitter juice of aloe leaves, derived from earlier Semitic word alloeh)
(Ox, Le)
BULBINE (La)
Bulbine(Le) Kopieva
bulbus, = a bulb, bulbous root, an onion; -inus, = indicating material or colour, hence possession or resemblance.
(ld, BL)
BULBINELLA (La)
Cat's Tail(Wf) Bulbinella(Le) Katstert
bulbus, = a bulb, bulbous root, an onion; -inus, = indicating material or colour, hence possession or resemblance; -ella, -ellus, = diminutive.
(ld, BL)
KNIPHOFIA
Cape Red Hot Poker (Wf) Red Hot Poker(Le) Vuurpyl
For Johann Hieronymus Kniphof (1704-1763).**
(Ch)
TRACHYANDRA (G)
Starlily (Wf) Cape Spinach(Le) Wildeblomkool
trachys, = rough, rugged aner, andrus, = man, of a man. aner, andros, = male, stamen. (filaments are usually hairy)
(LS, BL, Le)