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
STILBACEAE (G)
Stilbe Family(Wf)
stilbe, = to shine, glitter, glisten. (possibly referring to the silver-white flowers that appear to shine. The genus could also be named after the nymph Stilbe**; but ‘the alusion is not clear’.) Stilbe, a nymph in Greek mythology, daughter of the Thessalian river-god Peneus and the nymph Creusa. By Apollo she became the mother of two sons, Centaurus and Lapithes, who gave his name to the Thessalian tribe, the Lapiths.
(BL, J, PG)
ccampylos, = bent, curved; stachys, = ear of corn. (in modern botany, ‘spike’)
(LS, BL)
HALLERIA
Tree Fuchsia(Le) Notsung
For Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777).**
(Ch)
RETZIA
Heuningblom(Le) Cigarette-bush
For Anders Johan Retzius (1742-1821).**
(Ch)
STILBE (G)
Bottlebrush (Le) Stilbe (Wf)
stilbo, = to shine, glitter, glisten. (possibly referring to the silver-white flowers that appear to shine. The genus could also be named after the nymph Stilbe**; but ‘the allusion is not clear’.)
(LS, J)
CHARADROPHILA (G)
Cape Golxinia(St)
charadra, = the bed of a stream, a deep gully, rift, ravine; philios, = loving, friendly, kind.
(LS)
The Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve
(ga)