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
LOBELIACEAE
Lobelia Family(Le)
For Mathias de L'Obel (1538-1616).**
(Ch)
CYPHIA (G)
Baroe (Le)
cyphos, = bent or bowed forwards, stooping. (some species are twiners)
(LS, Le)
GRAMMATOTHECA (G)
Water Lobelia (Le)
gramma, = that which is drawn or written, a written character, letter; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. gramme, = a stroke in writing, a line; (grammatus, = striped with raised lines) thece, = a case to put anything in, a box, chest. (elongate cylindrical capsule)
(LS, BL, Le)
LOBELIA
Lobelia (Wf)
For Mathias de L'Obel (1538-1616).**
(Ch)
MONOPSIS (G)
False Lobelia (Wf)
monos, = alone, only; (alone, solitary) ops (ώψ), = the eye, face, countenance. -opsis, = appearance. (rather vague, possibly referring to the almost regular corolla in some species)
(LS, BL, Le)
For Franz Elfried Wimmer (1881-1961).** -ellus, = diminutive
(Ch, BL)
unus, = one, alone,only, sole, single; gigno, gignere, genui, genitum, = to beget, bear, bring forth, produce. unigena, = only-begotten. only; of one or the same family.
(ld)