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
DRIMIA (G)
Poison Squill (Le)
Family: HYACINTHACEAE
drimus, = piercing, stinging, biting, pungent. -ius, = means ‘characteristic of’, hence indicates connexion or resemblance. (all parts of plant sometimes poisonous or an irritant)
(LS, BL, Le)
Drimia calcarata (La)

Location: (K)
calcar, = a spur; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (spured, thus short-spurred; hollow nectar-producing appendage of calyx or corolla)
(ld, BL)
Drimia convallarioides (La)

Location: (K)
convallis, convallia,= a valley enclosed on all sides; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with; -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.convallia
(ld, BL)
Drimia dregei
Mountain Squill (Vo)
Location: (F)
For Johann Franz (Jean Francois) Drège (1794-1881).**
(Ch)
Drimia elata (La)
Brandui(PS) Jeukui Satin Squill
Location: (F)
effero, elatus, = exalted, elevated, lofty, high. (tall)
(ld, BL)
Drimia exuviata (La)

Location: (K)
exuo, = to draw out or off, to pull or satrip off, put off, divest; exuviae, = that which is stripped, drawn or taken off; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Drimia filifolia (La)

Location: (F, K)
filum, fili-, = a thread; folium, = a leaf. (thread-leaved)
(ld, BL)
Drimia hesperantha (G)
Aandblom (K3)
Location: (F)
Hesperus, = the spirit of the evening star, said to be the son or brother of Atlas. (evening) anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower.
(Pg, BL, LS)
Drimia media (La)
Jeukui(PS)
Location: (F)
medius, = that is in the middle or midst, mid, middle; of the middle, not very great or small, middling, medial, moderate. (middle, that is midway between)
(ld, BL)
Drimia modesta [Now D. calcarata] (La)

Location: (K)
modestus, = keeping due measure, moderate.
(ld, BL)