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
ASPARAGUS (G)
Wild asparagus(Le) Katdoring Wilde Aspersie
Family: ASPARAGACEAE
a-, = intensive (very much); sparagmos, sparasso, = a rending, tearing, mangling. (referring to the sharp spines) OR spargan, = to be full to bursting, to teem, swell, be ripe. (to swell or sprout)
(LS, Le)
Asparagus aethiopicus (La)
Haakdoring(PS)
Location: (F, K)
Aithiops, (αίθώ, όψ), = an Ethiop, negro, properly Burnt-face. Aethiopia, = a country in Africa, on both sides of the equator. Its limits cannot be accurately defined. (usually South Africa, in classical use Africa south of Libya and Egypt, hence Abyssinia) -icus, = indicates ‘belonging to’.
(LS, ld, BL)
Asparagus asparagoides (G)
Breëblaarklimop(PS) Cape Smilax Isicakathi)
Location: (F, K)
asparagus, = Asparagus (q.v.); -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(BL)
Asparagus capensis var. capensis (La)
Katdoring(PS) Wild Asparagus
Location: (F, K)
ccape, = Cape of Good Hope; -ensis, = indicates country or place of growth, or origin or else habitat. (pertaining to the Cape of Good Hope; Cape Peninsula)
(BL)
Asparagus compactus [Now A. lignosus] (La)

Location: (K)
compingo, compactum, = to join or unite several parts into one whole, to put togetger, frame, make by joining, compose; compact, thick-set, thick, firm.
(ld)
Asparagus declinatus (La)
Kruilkransie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
declino, = to bend from the straight path; to turn aside or away; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. declinatus, = variation. (bent or curved downwards or forwards)
(ld, BL)
Asparagus lignosus (La)

Location: (F, K)
lignum, = wood; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. lignosus, = like wood, woody. (woody, wooden, ligneous, made of wood)
(ld, BL)
Asparagus rubicundus (La)
Red-stemmed Asparagus(Wf) Wag-'n-bietjie(Vo) Wilde-aspersie
Location: (F, K)
rubeo, = to be red or ruddy; -cundus, = indicates an aptitude or constant tendency. rubicundus, = red, ruddy. (red, ruddy)
(ld, BL)
Asparagus scandens (La)
Florists Asparagus (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
scando, = to climb, mount, clamber or get up; to ascend; scandens, = climbing, twining.
(ld, BL)
Asparagus stipulaceus (La)

Location: (K)
stipes, = a log, stock, post, trunk of a tree; a branch of a tree; -ulus, = diminutive; stipula, = a stalk, blade, halm; -aceus, = indicates resemblance. (stipule (stalk))
(ld, BL)