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
RANUNCULACEAE (La)
Anemone Family(Wf)
rana, = a frog; -ulus, = diminutive. (preference for marshy habitats, similar to frogs)
(ld, BL, Le)
ANEMONE (G)
Anemone(Le) Windflower (Wf)
anemos, = wind; -one, = implying the feminine of a patronymic name - that of her father. anemone, = the wind flower, literally 'daughter of the wind'. (see Anemone,** and Anemos**) (either because anemones grow in windy places or open under the influence of wind, or because the petals blow away in the wind)
(LS, Ox, Le)
KNOWLTONIA [NOW Anemone]
Brandblaar(Le) Katjiedrieblaar
For Thomas Knowlton (1691-1781).**
(Ch)
RANUNCULUS (La)
Buttercup(Le) Crowsfoot
rana, = a frog; -ulus, = diminutive. ranunculus, = a little frog, a tadpole, porwiggle; a medicinal plant, called batrachion, perhaps crowfoot, ranunculus. (preference for marshy habitats, similar to frogs)
(ld, BL, Le)