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
ARISTEA (G, La)
Aristea(Le) Blousuurkanol
Family: IRIDACEAE
aristos, aristo-, = best of its kind. aristeia, = the prize of the bravest. -eus, = indicates material or colour or resemblance in quality. (aristos, best, noblest or aristeia, excellence or prize to the best and bravest)
(LS, ld, BL, Le)
Aristea africana (La)
Fringed Aristea(Wf) Blousuurkanol(PS) Maagbossie
Location: (F, K)
Africa, = Africa; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names. (from Africa) africanus, = pertaining to Africa, African.
(BL, ld)
Aristea bakeri
Blousuurkanol(PS)
Location: (F, K)
For John Gilbert Baker (1834-1920).**
(Ch)
Aristea cantharophila (G)

Location: (K)
cantharus, = a sort of drinking-cup; philios, = loving, friendly, kind.
(LS)
Aristea capitata (La)
Blue Sceptre(Wf) Blousuurkanol(PS) Blouvuurpyl
Location: (F, K)
ccaput, = of things; the head, top, summit, point, end, extremity; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. capitatus, = having a head. (capitate, with a knob-like head or tip)
(ld, BL)
Aristea confusa [now A. bakeri] (La)

Location: (F, K)
confundo, confusus, = brought into disorder, confused, perplexed, disorderly. (easily mistaken for another species)
(ld, K3)
Aristea cuspidata (La)

Location: (K)
cuspis, = a point, the pointed end of any thing; -idus, = indicates a state or action in progress (‘-ish’); -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (cuspate; a pointed end of any organ, especially a sharp rigid point of a leaf)
(ld, BL, Ox)
Aristea glauca (G)

Location: (F)
glaukos, = pale-green, bluish-green, gray; (glaucous; bluish-green or grey) (covered with a fine bloom of the colour of a Cabbage leaf)
(LS, BL)
Aristea juncifolia (La)
Blousuurkanol (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
jungo, = to join or unite together, connect, attach, fasten, yoke, harness; juncus, = a twig resembling a rush; folium, = a leaf.
(ld)
Aristea macrocarpa [Now A. bakeri] (G)

Location: (F, K)
makros, = far stretching; tall, lofty, much; carpos, = fruit. (with large fruit)
(LS, BL)
Aristea major [Now A. capitata] (La)
Blue Sceptre(Wf)
Location: (F, K)
magnus, major, maximus. magnus, = of physical size or quantity, great, large; of things, vast, extensive, spacious; major, = the comparative of magnus; maximus, = the superlative of magnus.
(ld)
Aristea oligocephala (G)
Few Flowered Aristea (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
oligos, = few-, little; cephale, = head; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with.
(LS, BL)
Aristea racemosa var. racemosa (La)

Location: (F, K)
racemus, = the stalk of a cluster of grapes and similar plants; (raceme) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. racemosus, = full of clusters, clustering.
(ld, BL)
Aristea rigidifolia (La)

Location: (F)
rrigeo, rigens, = to be stiff, stiffen; (stiff, rigid, unbendable) -idus, = indicates a state or an action in progress; rigidus, = stiff, hard, inflexible, rigid; folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Aristea spiralis (La)
Star-eyed Aristea (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
spira, = that which is wound, wreathed, coiled or twisted; a coil, fold, twist, spire; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. (spiral)
(ld, BL)
Aristea zeyheri
Grassy-leaved Aristea (Vo)
Location: (F)
After Carl Ludwig Phillip Zeyher (1799-1858).**
(Ch)