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
LINUM (G)
Flax (Le)
Family: LINACEAE
linon,= flax. linum, = flax. (a name used by Theophrastus.**)
(LS, Ws, Le)
Linum acuticarpum (La, G)

Location: (K)
acus, = a needle or pin; as being pointed; -utus, = indicates possession. acutus, = sharpened, made pointed, sharp, pointed; acute. (acute, pointed, i.e. narrowed gradually and making an angle of less that 90º) carpos, = fruit.
(ld, BL, LS)
Linum africanum (La)
African Flax (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
Africa, = Africa; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names. africanus, = pertaining to Africa, African. (from Africa)
(BL, ld)
Linum quadrifolium (La)

Location: (F)
quadro, quadratum, = to make four-cornered, to square, make square; to join properly together; folium, = a leaf. (four-leaved)
(ld, BL)
Linum thunbergii
Wild Flax(PS) Wildevlas
Location: (F, K)
For Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828).**
(Ch)