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
SOLANACEAE (La)
Potato Family(Wf)
sol, = the sun; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names. solanum, = a plant called also strychnos, nightshade; (that deadly plant is a member of this genus) Perhaps from solamen, soothing narcotic properties of some species.
(ld, BL, M, Le)
DATURA (Ar, Hi)
Introduced Weed (Le)
tatorah, = Arabic name for a local species in the genus.
(Le)
LYCIUM (G)
Honey Thorn (Le)
lykion, = name of a thorny shrub from Lycia in Asia Minor. Lykion, = the Lyceum, a gymnasium with covered walks in the Eastern suburbs of Athens, named after the neighbouring temple of Apollo Lyceios (wolf slayer, or the god of day). lukos, = a wolf. Lyce, = light, the god of day.
(Le, LS)
SOLANUM (La)
Nightshade (Le)
sol, = the sun; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names. solanum, = a plant called also strychnos, nightshade; (that deadly plant is a member of this genus) Perhaps from solamen, soothing narcotic properties of some species.
(ld, BL, M, Le)