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
For Marie Philippe Mercier (1781-1831).**
(Ch)
Merciera azurea (La)
Blue Fox-tail(Vo)
Location: (F, K)
(l)azura,= an adaptation of Arabic (al-) lazward; the initial ‘l’ having been dropped with Arabic ‘al-’. azureus, = azure, pure deep blue; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality.
(Ox, BL)
Merciera brevifolia (La)

Location: (K)
brevis, = short, little, of small extent; small, narrow; low; brief; folium, = a leaf. (short leaves)
(ld, BL)
Merciera leptoloba (G)
White Fox-tail (Vo)
Location: (F)
leptos, = peeled, cleaned of the husks: - hence, generally, thin, fine, slender, delicate: or thin, lean, meagre; slightly:subtly; (slender, thin, narrow) lobos, = the lobe or lower part of the ear; (capsule or pod).
(LS, BL)
Merciera tenuifolia var. azurea (La)
Blue Fox-tail (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
tenuis, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; (thin, fine, slender) folium, = a leaf. (l)azura,= an adaptation of Arabic (al-) lazward; the initial ‘l’ having been dropped with Arabic ‘al-’. azureus, = azure, pure deep blue; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality.
(ld, BL, Ox)
Merciera tenuifolia var. tenuifolia [Now M. azurea] (La)
Blue Fox-tail (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
tenuis, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; (thin, fine, slender) folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)