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
HIPPIA (La, G)
Rankals (Le)
Family: ASTERACEAE
This was either the title of the Roman goddess Minerva/Athene** and others; or the name of some unknown botanist (W.P.U Taylor) hippo, = horse; -ius, = means 'characteristic of', hence indicates connexion or resemblance.
(Ch, Ox, BL)
Hippia frutescens (La)
Small Wormwood(Vo) Rankals (PS)
Location: (F, K)
frutex, = a shrub, bush; -escens, = indicates process of becoming, hence not fully achieved resemblance, often expressed by the termination ‘-ish’. frutesco, = to put forth shoots, to sprout, become bushy. (becoming shrubby)
(ld, BL)
Hippia pilosa (La)
Dwarf Wormwood (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
pilus, = hair, the hair; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. pilosus, = hairy, shaggy. (pilose, hairy with distinct long ascending hairs)
(ld, BL)