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
MICRANTHUS (G)
Comb Flower(Le) Vleiblommetjie
Family: IRIDACEAE
mikros, = little, small; petty, mean, trivial insignificant; anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower. (small-flowered)
(LS, BL)
Micranthus alopecuroides (G, La)
Comb Flower(Sw) Vleiblommetjie (PS)
Location: (F, K)
alopeks¸ alopec, = fox; oura, = the tail; the stern; -urus, = -tailed, i.e. with an elongated or tail-like appendage. -oides, = indicates resemblance.
(LS, BL)
Micranthus junceus (La)
Marsh Combflower (Wf) Vleiblommetjie (PS)
Location: (F, K)
jungo, = to join or unite together, connect, attach, fasten, yoke, harness; juncus, = a twig resembling a rush; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. junceus, = made of rushes, rush-; like a rush.
(ld, BL)
Micranthus tubulosus (La)

Location: (F)
tubus, = a pipe, tube; -ulus, = diminutive; tubulus, = a small pipe or tube; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (with many small tubes)
(ld, BL)