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
RUBIACEAE (La)
Gardenia Family(Le)
rruber, ruberus, = red, ruddy; (referring to the colour of the roots)
(ld, K3)
anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower; sperma, = that which is sown, seed. (male flowers may carry a small ovary capable of carrying a seed)
(LS, Le)
CARPACOCE (G)
Stinkbossie (Sw)
carpos, = fruit; acoce, = a point, edge. (fruit ends in a sharp point)
(LS, Le)
GALIUM (G)
Goose-grass(Le) Ladies Bedstraw
gala, = milk; -ium, = diminutive; (some species used to curdle milk)
(LS, BL, Le)
For Albertus Magnus (c 1200-1280)**
(Ch)
nenia, = a funeral song, song of lamentation, dirge; a mournful song; (Nenia,** the goddess of funeral songs, the dirge-goddess).
(ld)