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
HESPERANTHA (G)
Hesperantha(Le) Aandblom
Family: IRIDACEAE
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. (flowers of many species open towards evening)
(Pg, BL, LS, Le)
Hesperantha falcata (La)
Aandblommetjie(PS) Bontrokkie
Location: (F, K)
falx, = a sickle, reaping-hook, a pruning-hook, scythe; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. falcatus, = armed with scythes, sickle-shaped, hooked, curved, falcated. (plane and curved, wuth parallel edges, like the blade of a reaper’s sickle)
(ld, BL)
Hesperantha pilosa (La)
Aandblommetjie(PS)
Location: (F)
pilus, = hair, the hair; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. pilosus, = hairy, shaggy; (pilose, hairy with distinct long ascending hairs)
(ld, BL)
Hesperantha radiata subsp. caricina (La)
Bontrokpypie(Vo)
Location: (F, K)
radio, = to furnish with spokes; -atus, = indictes possession or likeness. radiatus, = furnished with rays, irradiated, shining. (radiate, bearing rays or ray-florets, having corollas of outer florets ligulate) Car, = the supposed father of the Carian race, and inventor of augury by observing he flight of birds; Caria, = a province in Asia Minor, south of Lydia, now the provinces Aidin and Mentesche in Ejalet Anadoli; inhabited by the Carians. Carica, = a kind of dried fig; -inus, = indicateing material or colour, hence possession or resemblance.
(ld, BL)
Hesperantha radiata subsp. radiata (La)
Bontrokpypie(PS) Evening Flower
Location: (F, K)
radio, = to furnish with spokes; -atus, = indictes possession or likeness. radiatus, = furnished with rays, irradiated, shining. (radiate, bearing rays or ray-florets, having corollas of outer florets ligulate)
(ld, BL)