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
OSCULARIA (G)
Rock Vygie (Wf) Sandsteenvygie (Le)
Family: AIZOACEAE
os, oris, = the mouth; -ulum, = diminutive; osculor, = to kiss; -arius, = indicates connection or possession. (fanciful likeness of the toothed leaves)
(ld, BL, Le)
Oscularia deltoides (G)
Tooth-leaved Rock Vygie (Wf)
Location: (F)
Delta, = a name for the islands formed at the mouths of large rivers, especially the Nile, so called from their shape; delta, = triangle; (the fourth letter in the Greek alphabet ‘Δ’); -oideus, = indicates resemblance. (deltoid; a solid, the transverse section of which has a triangular outline, like the Greek ‘Δ’)
(LS, BL)