Species within a genus

Genus: 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
CHIRONIA
Centuary(Le) Bitterwortel
Family: GENTIANACEAE
After Chiron**the physician and botanist.
(ld, Le)
Chironia baccifera (La)
Agdaegeneesbos(PS) Christmas Berry
Location: (F, K)
baca, bacca, = a small round fruit, a berry; fero, ferre, = to bear, carry, bring. bacifer, = bearing berries.
(ld)
Chironia decumbens (La)

Location: (F, K)
decumbo, decumbere, = to lie down (reclining upon the earth, and rising again from it at the apex)
(ld, BL)
Chironia jasminoides (Ar, G)
Large Chironia(Vo) Marsh Centuary (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
yās(a)min, = jasmine; -ōidēs, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of. The Arabic yās(a)min, was adopted from Persian yasmin, with which compare the Greek, iasmê, the name of a Persian perfume, probably oil of jasmine.
(Ox, BL)
Chironia linoides subsp. linoides (G, La)

Location: (K)
LINUM (q.v.), the flax; linon,= flax. linum, = flax. -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(K3, LS, ld, BL)
Chironia linoides sunsp. nana (G, La)
Dwarf Chironia(Vo) Narrow-leaved Centuary (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
LINUM (q.v.), the flax; linon,= flax. linum, = flax. -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of. nanus, = a dwarf; (small)
(K3, LS, ld, BL)
Chironia melampyrifolia (G, La)
Streamside Chironia (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
melas, = black, dark, gloomy, dusky, murky; puros, = a grain of wheat, from pur (the fire of Jove; i.e. lightning), because of its flame colour when ripe. folium, = a leaf.
(LS, ld)
Chironia stokoei

Location: (F, K)
For Thomas Pearson Stokoe (1868-1959).**
(Ch)
Chironia tetragona (G)
Sticky Chironia (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
tetros, = four; gony, = the knee (angled, angular; knee, node (of grass)
(LS, BL)