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
OENOTHERA (G)
Evening Primrose (Le)
Family: ONAGRACEAE
oinos, = wine; thera, = a hunting, the chase, eager pursuit (of anything). (roots of O. biennis were supposed to give one a thirst for wine)
(LS, Le)
Oenothera biennis (La)
Evening Primrose(PS) Gewone Nagblom
Location: (F)
bis, bi-, = twice, twofold, having two-; annus, = that lasts a year or continues through a year, of a year’s duration. biennis, = of twoyears, lasting two years. (of two years; a plant which springs from seed and vegetates one year (or growing season) and flowers, fructifies and perishes the next)
(ld, Ox)
Oenothera indicora (G)
Evening Primrose(PS) Nagblom
Location: (F, K)
indicus, = of India, Indian; -icus, = indicates ‘belonging to’. ora, = the botder, brim, edge, margin, end, boundary; the coast, sea-coast.
(ld, BL)
Oenothera laciniata (La)
Boer-in-die-nag(PS) Cutlet Evening-primrose
Location: (F)
lacinia, = the lappet, flap, edge or corner of a garment; a small piece or part; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (slashed into narrow divisions with taper-pointed incisions)
(ld, BL)
Oenothera stricta (La)

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)
Oenothera villosa (La)

Location: (F)
villus, = shaggy hair, a tuft of hair; (long weak hairs) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. villosus, = hairy, shaggy, rough. (villous, i.e. shaggy with fairly long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs)
(ld, BL)