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
LAURACEAE (La)
Laurel Family(Le)
laurus, = a bay-tree, laurel-tree, laurel, sacred to Apollo; Lauridia sacred to ‘Daphne’**). The laurel is sacred to Apollo. Daphne, whom he, after the discharge of two arrows by Cupid (one of gold for Apollo and the other of lead for Daphne), pursued; ‘he on the wings of love and she on those of fear’. Daphne appealed to her father, Peneus, to change her form which had brought her into that danger. Immediately, a stiffness seized her limbs; her bosom began to be enclosed in a tender bark; her hair became leaves; her arms became branches; her foot stuck fast in the ground, as a root; her face became a treetop, retaining nothing of its former self but its beauty’. ‘Since you cannot be my wife,’ said Apollo, ‘you shall assuredly be my tree.’
(ld, Le, Bu)
CASSYTHA (Sem, G)
False Dodder(Le) Devil's TressesNooienshaar
Of Semitic origin; cassuo, = to stitch, to sew together; to stitch up. (Greek name for parasitic plant known as dodderlaurel).
(Le, LS, K3)
cryptos, = hidden, secret; caryon, = the nut. (fruit enclosed in an enlarged receptacle)
(LS, Le)
OCOTEA
Stinkwood(Le) Stinkhout
Native name for stinkwood in French Guiana
(Le)