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
IXIA (G)
Ixia(Le) Kalossie
Family: IRIDACEAE
Ixia is a name in Greek and Latin for a plant also called CHAMELION (also meaning an inconstant or variable person), a kind of thistle yielding an acrid resin. ixia, = name of a plant noted for its variability of colour. Ixion**, was a Thessalian king, who ruled over the Lapiths. ixos, = mistletoe, viscum, birdlime. (viscous sap)
(Ox, M, PG, LS, Le)
Ixia dubia (La)
Orange Ixia(Wf) Kalossie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
dubius, = wavering in opinion, doubting, doubtful, dubious, uncertain. (doubtful)
(ld, BL)
Ixia flexuosa (La)
Koringblom(PS) Waaikalossie
Location: (F, K)
flexus, = a bending, turning, winding; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (winding)
(ld, BL)
Ixia micrandra (G, La)
Pink Ixia(Vo) Kalossie
Location: (F)
mikros, = little, small; petty, mean, trivial insignificant; aner, andrus, = man, of a man. aner, andros, = male, stamen.
(LS, BL)
Ixia minor (La)

Location: (K)
parvus, = little, small, petty, puny, inconsiderable. minor, = less, lesser, smaller, inferior. minimus, =, very small, very little; least, smallest. (smaller, inferior, lesser)
(ld, BL)
Ixia odorata (La)
Soetkalossie(PS)
Location: (F, K)
odor, = a smell, scent, odour; particularly a pleasant odour, perfume; (smell of any kind, odour, perfume, stench, fragrance) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. odoratus, = a smelling, smell. (having a smell, usually sweet-smelling)
(ld, BL)
Ixia paniculata (La)
Pypkalossie(PS)
Location: (K)
panus, = the thread wound upon the bobbin in a shuttle; a swelling, tumor; an ear of millet; -ula, = diminutive; panicula, = a tuft, a panicle on plants; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (arranged in a panicle – a loose branching of flowers)
(ld, BL, Ox)
Ixia polystachya (G)
African Corn Lily(PS) Koringblom
Location: (K)
polys, = (of number) many; stachys, = an ear of corn; (in modern botany, ‘spike’) polystachys, = rich in ears of corn, yielding rich crops.
(LS, BL)
Ixia scillaris subsp scillaris (La)
Buzz Ixia(Wf) Agretjie (PS)
Location: (F)
scilla, squilla, = a sea-onion, sea-leek, squill; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. (resembling any liliaceous plant of the genus Hyacinthoides (= SCILIA, the squill))
(ld, BL, K3)
Ixia stricta (La)
Kalossie (Vo)
Location: (F)
stringo, stringere, strictum, = to draw tight, to bind or tie tight; to draw, bind, or press together. (drawn close together, very upright, very straight)
(ld, BL)