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
HOLOTHRIX (G)
Thread Orchid(Co) Typhia
Family: ORCHIDACEAE
h)olos, = whole, entire, complete, whole, undivided; (entire, complete, whole, undivided) thrix, = the hair both of man and beast; sheep’s wool. (refers to the very hairy leaves and scape of the type H. cernua, which is the type of the conserved generic name)
(LS, BL, Co)
Holothrix cernua (La)
Tryphia (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
cernuus, = with the face turned towards the earth, inclined forwards, stooping or bowing forwards. (slightly drooping, nodding; said of a flower – inclining a little from the perpendicular, so that the apex is directed towards the horizon) (probably refers to the way in which the inflorescences often slant in one direction, away from the prevailing wind)
(ld, BL, Co)
Holothrix mundii

Location: (F)
For Johannes Ludwig Leopold Mund/Mundt (1791-1831).**
(Ch)
Holothrix schlechteriana (La)

Location: (F)
For Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter (1872-1925).** -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(Ch, BL)
Holothrix villosa var. condensata (La)

Location: (F, K)
villus, = shaggy hair, a tuft of hair; (long weak hairs) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. villosus, = hairy, shaggy, rough. (villous, i.e. shaggy with fairly long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs) (refers to the plant’s dense covering of long hairs) condenso, condenseo, = to make very dense, to condense, to press close together; condensus, = very dense, close, thick; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (condensed, used of infloresences with numerous flowers on short pedicels, hence very close to the axis) (refers to the closely clustered flowers in a condensed inflorescence)
(ld, BL, Co)
Holothrix villosa var. villosa (La)
Common Hairy Thread Orchid(Co) Wollie
Location: (F, K)
villus, = shaggy hair, a tuft of hair; (long weak hairs) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. villosus, = hairy, shaggy, rough. (villous, i.e. shaggy with fairly long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs) (refers to the plant’s dense covering of long hairs)
(ld, BL, Co)