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
AGATHOSMA (G)
Buchu(Le) Boegoe
Family: RUTACEAE
agathos, = good in their kind; osme, = a smell, scent, odour, whether good or bad. (fragrant oils in the glands of leaves)
(LS, Le)
Agathosma anomala (La)

Location: (K)
anomalos, -us = (ανωμαλός) deviating from the general rule, irregular, anomalous.
(ld)
Agathosma bifida (La)
Mountain buchu(Sw) Bergboegoe(PS)
Location: (F, K)
bis, bi-, = twice, twofold, having two-; findo, fidi, fissum = to cleave, split, part, separate, divide; a cleft, slit, fissure; (split-) bifidus, bis-findo, = cleft or divided into two parts. (divided; two-cleft to about halfway)
(ld, BL)
Agathosma capensis (La)
Anysboegoe(PS) Boegoe(Wf) Cape Buchu
Location: (F)
cape, = Cape of Good Hope; -ensis, = indicates country or place of growth, or origin or else habitat. (pertaining to the Cape of Good Hope; Cape Peninsula)
(BL)
Agathosma ciliaris (La)
Bergboegoe(PS) Hairy Buchu(Wf) Hairy-leaved Buchu
Location: (F, K)
cilium, = an eyelid; cilium, = delicate hairs resembling eyelashes, especially such as form a fringe to the margins of leaves; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. (fringed or surrounded with hairs or fine bristles)
(ld, Ox, BL)
Agathosma crenulata (La)
Fonteinboegoe(PS) Long-leaved Buchu Regteboegoe Rivierboegoe
Location: (K)
crena, = incision, notch; (rounded tooth on leaf-margin) -ulus, = diminutive. -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (crenate, having rounded teeth, scalloped)
(Ox, BL)
Agathosma geniculata (La)

Location: (F)
genu,= the knee; of plants, a knot, joint; -ulus, = diminutive. (node or joint) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. geniculatus = having knots, knotted, joined, geniculated. (geniculate, bent abruptly like a knee, ‘with bended knee’)
(ld, BL)
Agathosma glandulosa (La)

Location: (K)
glans, = any acorn-shaped fruit; (gland (secretary organ), swelling or appendage resembling a gland in appearance, nut (one-seeded dry indehiscent fruit with hard pericarp) borne in a capule as an acorn) -ulus, = diminutive; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. glandulosus, = full of kernels, glandulous.
(ld, BL)
Agathosma hookeri

Location: (K)
For (1) Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911); (2)Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865),
(Ch)
Agathosma imbricata (La)
Wild Buchu(Sw) Wildeboegoe(Wf) Sandveld Buchu
Location: (F, K)
imber, = rain, shower of rain; imbrex, = a hollow tile, gutter tile, pantile (used in roofs for the purpose of leading off the rain); -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. imbricatim, = in the form of a gutter-tile. (when parts lie over each other in regular order, like tiles upon the roof of a house) (referring to the leaves, which are wrapped around each other like a lettuce)
(ld, BL, LB, AB)
Agathosma rosmarinifolia (La)

Location: (F)
ros, roris, = dew; rosmarinus = rosemary; -inus, = indicating material or colour, hence possession or resemblance. folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Agathosma serpyllacea (La)
Sea Buchu (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
serpyllum, = thyme, wild thyme; -aceus, = indicates resemblance.
(ld, BL)
Agathosma serratifolia (La)
Long Leaved Buchu (Vo)
Location: (F)
serra, = a saw; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness; serratus,= saw shaped, serrated. (serrate, i.e. saw-edged with sharp teeth pointing forwards, as opposed to ‘retroserratus’, with teeth pointing backward) folium, = a leaf. (leaves are notched, serrated)
(ld, BL)
Agathosma stokoei

Location: (K)
For Thomas Pearson Stokoe (1868-1959).**
(Ch)
Agathosma tabularis (La)
Stinkboegoe(PS)
Location: (K)
tabula, = a board, plank; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. tabularis, = flattened horizontally, plate like, (in geographical epithets) growing on Table Mountain, South Africa)
(ld, BL)