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
AMARYLLIDACEAE (La)
Amaryllis Family(Wf)
amo, amare, amans, = to love; -illus, = diminutive. Amaryllis, = adopted by Linnaeus; name of a country-girl in Theocritus, Ovid and Virgil; name of a shepherdess.
(ld, BL, Ox, Ca)
AMARYLLIS (La)
Belladonna(Wf) March Lily
amo, amare, amans, = to love; -illus, = diminutive. Amaryllis, = adopted by Linnaeus; name of a country-girl in Theocritus, Ovid and Virgil; name of a shepherdess.
(ld, BL, Ox)
BRUNSVIGIA
Candelabra Lily(Wf) Kandelaar
For Karl [Carl] Wilhelm Ferdinand (1713-1780), Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburg.**
(Ch)
CYRTHANTHUS (G)
Fire Lily(Le) Brandlelie
cyrtos, = curved, bent, arched; (convex) anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower. (curved flower tube)
(LS, Le)
GETHYLLIS (G)
Kukumakranka (Le)
gethuon, = a kind of leek; (Latin gethium); -illis, diminutive. (probably from gethyon, a bulb, onion or leek.)
(LS, BL, Le)
HAEMANTHUS (G)
Paintbrush(Le) Powderpuff
(h)aima, = blood; haem-, haemat-, = blood red; anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower. (red colour of flower in many species)
(LS, BL, Le)
NERINE
Nerine (Le)
After Nerine.**
(Ch)
STRUMARIA (G, La)
Cape Snowflake(Le) Tolbol
stroma, = anything spread out for lying or sitting upon: the bed and bedclothes, mattress, bedding; struo, = pile up; to make by joining together; to build, erect, fabricate, make, form, construct; struma, = a scrofulous tumor. struma; strumus, = a plant that cures the struma; struma, = a cushion-like swelling or tumor; -aria, = relating to or possessing.
(LS, ld, BL)