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
LOBELIA
Lobelia (Wf)
Family: LOBELIACEAE
For Mathias de L'Obel (1538-1616).**
(Ch)
Lobelia anceps (La)
Winged Lobelia (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
anceps, = of an object whose qualities have significance in two respects, double, that extends on two opposite sides; e.g. two-headed, two-edged. (two-edged)
(ld, BL)
Lobelia capillifolia (La)

Location: (K)
capillus, = the hair, the hair of the head; (while crinis is any hair); (hair, hair’s width, 0.18mm.) folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Lobelia chamaepitys var. chamaepitys (G)
Fine-stalked Lobelia (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
chamae-, = on the earth, on the ground; (on the ground, lowly, creeping) pitys, = the pinetree.
(LS, BL)
Lobelia chamaepitys X coronopifolia (G, La)

Location: (F)
chamae-, = on the earth, on the ground; (on the ground, lowly, creeping) pitys, = the pinetree. coronos, = a crow or raven; pous, podos, = a foot. coronopus, = crow-foot; Plantago coronopus, buckshorn-plantain. folium, = a leaf. (shape of the leaf)
(LS, BL, ld)
Lobelia comosa var. comosa (G, La)
Cluster Lobelia (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
come, = the hair; the foliage, leaves of trees. coma, = the hair of the head. (tuft of hair) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development.
(LS, ld, BL)
Lobelia coronopifolia (G, La)
Summer Swallows(Vo) Itshilizi(Wf) Ubulawu Wild Lobelia
Location: (F, K)
coronos, = a crow or raven; pous, podos, = a foot. coronopus, = crow-foot; Plantago coronopus, buckshorn-plantain. folium, = a leaf. (shape of the leaf)
(LS, ld, Le)
Lobelia erinus (G)
Garden Lobelia(PS) Wild Lobelia
Location: (F, K)
erion, eirion, = wool; cotton; erineos, = of wool, woollen; -inus, = indicating material or colour, hence possession or resemblance.
(LS, BL)
Lobelia humifusa

Location: (K)
Now Unigenes humifusa
(PS)
Lobelia jasionoides var. jasionoides (G, La)
Bushy Lobelia (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
Iasiōn, Iasis = of or belonging to the famous Greek hero, Jason;** -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(ld, BL)
Lobelia laurentioides (La)
Beacon Head(Vo) Minute Lobelia
Location: (F)
The genus LAURENTIA [now Wimmerella] for (1) Marco Antonio Laurenti,** 17th century Italian physician and botanist, or (2) Jean Laurent,** French botanist. -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(Ch, BL)
Lobelia linearis (La)

Location: (F, K)
linea, linia, = a linen thread, a string, line; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. linearis, = of or belonging to lines, consisting of lines, linear. (narrow, short,with the two opposite margins parallel)
(ld, BL)
Lobelia pinifolia (La)
Wild Lobelia(PS)
Location: (F, K)
pinus, = a pine, pine-tree ; a fir, fir-tree; folium, = a leaf.
(ld)
Lobelia pubescens var pubescens (La)
Hairy Lobelia (Vo) Rock Lobelia (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
pubes, = the signs of manhood, the hair which appears on the body at the age of puberty; (downy) -escens, = indicates process of becoming, hence not fully achieved resemblance, often expressed by the termination ‘-ish’. (hairy as oposed to glabrous, downy with short soft hairs)
(ld, BL)
Lobelia setacea var. setacea (La)
Leafless Lobelia (Vo) Wiry Lobelia (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
saeta, seta, = a thick, stiff hair, a bristle; of the spiny leaves of coniferous trees; (a bristle, bristle-like organ, as the fruit-stalk of a (sporophore) moss) -aceus, = indicates resemblance.
(ld, BL)
Lobelia stenosiphon (G)

Location: (K)
stēnos, = narrow, strait; siphon, = a reed, straw, any tube; (tube, pipe)
(LS, BL)
Lobelia tomentosa (La)

Location: (K)
tomentum, = a stuffing for cushions (e.g. of wool, hair, feathers, straw, etc.) (tomentose, matted woolly down on stems and leaves) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (tomentose; thickly and evenly covered with short more or less appressed curled or curved matted hairs)
(ld, BL)
Lobelia valida (La)
Galjoenblom(PS)
Location: (K)
valeo, = to be strong, stout or vigorous, to have strength; -idus, = indicates a state or action in progress (‘-ish’); validus, = strong, stout, able, powerful, robust, vigorous.
(ld, BL)