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
ORPHIUM
Sea Rose(Le) Teringbos
Family: GENTIANACEAE
After Orpheus.** [There is only one species, O.frutescens, whose anthers are coiled and open in response to the buzz of the wings of its pollinator, the carpenter bee]
(Ch, AB)
Orphium frutescens (La)
Sea Rose (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
frutex, = a shrub, bush; -escens, = indicates process of becoming, hence not fully achieved resemblance, often expressed by the termination ‘-ish’. frutesco, = to put forth shoots, to sprout, become bushy. (becoming shrubby)
(ld, BL)