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
DIDELTA (G)
Salad Thistle (Wf)
Family: ASTERACEAE
dis, = twice, double; Delta, = a name for the islands formed at the mouths of large rivers, especially the Nile, so called from their shape; delta, = triangle; (the fourth letter in the Greek alphabet ‘Δ’); (bracts in two rows and are triangular in shape)
(LS, BL, Le)
Didelta carnosa var tomentosa (La)
Dune Salad Thistle (Wf)
Location: (F)
caro, carnis, = flesh; the flesh, pulp, of fruits; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. carnosus, = abounding in flesh, fleshy. (fleshy, succulent, soft but firm) tomentum, = a stuffing for cushions (e.g. of wool, feathers, etc.) (tomentose, matted woolly down on stems and leaves) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (tomentose; thickly and evenly covered with short more or less appressed curled or curved matted hairs)
(ld, BL)