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
elegos, = a song of mourning, a lament. (song of lamentation)
(LS, Le)
Elegia asperiflora (La)

Location: (K)
asper, = as affecting the sense of touch: rough, uneven; (rough to the touch because of prickles, uneven, harsh, rugged) flos, floris, = a blossom, flower.
(ld, BL)
Elegia atratiflora (La)

Location: (K)
ater, atra, = coal-black, lustreless-black, sable, dark; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. flos, floris, = a blossom, flower.
(ld, BL)
Elegia caespitosa (La)

Location: (K)
caespes, = a turf, sod as cut out; a clump, group of plants; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (growing in tufts or patches; caespitose)
(ld, BL)
Elegia capensis (La)
Tufted Golden Curls (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
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)
Elegia cuspidata (La)

Location: (F, K)
cuspis, = a point, the pointed end of any thing; -idus, = indicates a state or action in progress (‘-ish’); -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (cuspate; a pointed end of any organ, especially a sharp rigid point of a leaf)
(ld, BL, Ox)
Elegia deusta (La)
Small Millet Reed(Vo)
Location: (F, K)
dē -.= down; (downwards, outwards, from) ustus, urere, = to burn. deuro, deustum, = to burn up, consume. (burned, scorched) In Latin dē- had also the function of reversing the action of the verb: thus ‘deustum’ indicates “fire-resistant”. (eg. the plant is among the first to resprout after fire)
(ld, BL, Ox, Fp)
Elegia ebracteata [Was Chondropetalum ebracteatum] (La)
Large Millet Reed(Vo)
Location: (K)
e-, = without, lacking; bractea, brattea, = a thin plate of metal, gold-leaf; thin layers of wood, veneers; (bract) bracteatus, = covered with gold-plate, gilt; shining only externally, gilded, delusive. -atum, = indicates possession or likeness. (without bracts)
(BL, ld)
Elegia equisetacea (La)

Location: (K)
equus,= a horse; equinus, = of or belonging to horses; saeta, seta, = a thick, stiff hair, a bristle; of the spiny leaves of coniferous trees; -aceus, = indicates resemblance. equisaetum, equisetum, = the plant horse-tail.
(ld, BL)
Elegia filacea (La)
Little Golden Curls(Vo)
Location: (F, K)
filum, fili-, = a thread; -aceus, = indicates resemblance.
(ld, BL)
Elegia fistulosa (La)

Location: (K)
fistula, = a pipe, tube; a hollow reed stalk, a reed, cane; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. fistulosus, = pipe shaped, full of holes, porous.
(ld, BL)
Elegia grandispicata (La)

Location: (F)
grandis, = full-grown, large, great, full, abundant; (large, great, big, tall, lofty) spico, = to furnish with spikes or ears; spina, spicus, = a thorn; a prickle or spine; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Elegia hookeriana [Was Chondropetalum hookerianum] (La)
Medium Millet Reed(Vo)
Location: (F, K)
For Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817 – 1911).** -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(Ch, BL)
Elegia intermedia (La)
Besemriet(PS)
Location: (K)
inter, = between, betwixt, among, amid, surrounded by; (between, among, in the midst of, surrounded by, during) 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) inter-medius, = that is between, intermediate. (intermediate between two species or genera)
(ld, BL)
Elegia juncea (La)
Duineriet(PS) Vlerkiesriet
Location: (F, K)
jungo, = to join or unite together, connect, attach, fasten, yoke, harness; juncus, = a twig resembling a rush; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. junceus, = made of rushes, rush-; like a rush.
(ld, BL)
Elegia microcarpa (G)

Location: (F, K)
mikros, = little, small; petty, mean, trivial insignificant; carpos,= fruit. (small-fruited)
(LS, BL)
Elegia mucronata (La)
Giant Millet Reed(Vo)
Location: (F, K)
mucro, = a sharp point or edge; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. mucronatus, = pointed. (mucronate; abruptly terminated by a hard sharp point)
(ld, BL, Ox)
Elegia neesii
Rough Golden Curls (Vo)
Location: (F)
For Christian Gottfried Nees von Esenbeck (1776-1858).**
(Ch)
Elegia nuda (La)

Location: (K)
nudus, = naked, bare, unclothed, uncovered, exposed. (naked, i.e. devoid of leaves or some other clothing, lacking usual covering, bare)
(ld, BL)
Elegia persistens (La)

Location: (F, K)
persisto, = to continue steadfastly, to persist. (persistent)
(ld, BL)
Elegia prominens (La)

Location: (K)
promineo, prominens, = to stand or jut out, be prominent,to overhang, project. (prominenet, standing or jutting out)
(ld, BL)
Elegia racemosa (La)

Location: (F, K)
racemus, = the stalk of a cluster of grapes and similar plants; (raceme) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. racemosus, = full of clusters, clustering.
(ld, BL)
Elegia rigida (La)

Location: (F)
rigeo, rigens, = to be stiff, stiffen; (stiff, rigid, unbendable) -idus, = indicates a state or an action in progress. rigidus, = stiff, hard, inflexible, rigid.
(ld, BL)
Elegia spathacea (La)

Location: (F, K)
spatha, = a broad, flat wooden instrument for stirring any liquid, a spattle, spatula; a spathe of a palm tree; -aceus, = indicates resemblance. (spathe-like, provided with a spathe)
(ld, BL)
Elegia squamosa (La)

Location: (K)
squama, = scale (of a fish, serpent); -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. squamosus, squamossus, = full of or covered with scales, scaly, squamous. (covered with small scales, like leaves)
(ld, BL)
Elegia stipularis (La)

Location: (F, K)
stipes, = a log, stock, post, trunk of a tree; a branch of a tree; -ulus, = diminutive; stipula, = a stalk, blade, halm; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. (stipular, stalky)
(ld, BL)
Elegia tectorum (La)
Dakriet(PS)
Location: (F, K)
ttego, tectum, = to cover; (roof) -orum, = of (genitive plural). tectorium, = a covering, cover. (covered, hidden, concealed)
(ld, BL)
Elegia thyrsifera (G, La)
Large Golden Curls (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
thursos, = any light straight shaft; commonly the thursus, a wand wreathed in ivy and vine leqves with a pine-cone at the top, carried by devotees of Bacchus. (thyrse, i.e. a more or less ovoid or ellipsoid panicle, with cymose branches) fero, ferre, = to bear, carry, bring.
(LS, BL, ld)
Elegia vaginulata (La)

Location: (F, K)
vagina, = a scabbard, sheath; the covering, sheath, holder of any thing; the sheath of an ear of grai, the hull, husk; (in botany occasionally the petiole embraces the branch from which it springs, and in such cases is said to be sheathing; and is even called a sheath or vagina as in grasses) -ulus, diminutive; vaginula, = a little sheath, husk; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (has small sheaths)
(ld, Ox, BL)