Species within a genus

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RAFNIA
Widow Peale (Le)
Family: FABACEAE
For Carl Gottlob Rafn (1769-1808).**
(Ch)
Rafnia acuminata (La)
Soethoutbossie (Sw)
Location: (F, K)
acuo, = to make sharp or pointed, to sharpen, whet; acumen, acuminis, = a point; -inus, = indicates possession or likeness; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (acuminate; tapering gradually or abruptly from inwardly curved sides into a narow point, sharpened)
(ld, BL)
Rafnia capensis subsp. ovata (La)
Soethoutbossie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
cape, = 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) ovo, ovatus, = to exult, rejoice; a shouting, rejoicing; ovum, ovatus, = an egg; egg-shaped; having ovate spots; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(BL, ld)
Rafnia capensis subsp. pedicellata (La)
Soethoutbossie (Sw)
Location: (F)
cape, = 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) pes, pedis, = a foot; the stalk or pedicle of a fruit, especially of the grape; -ellus, = diminutive; pedicellus, = pedicel (flower stalk); -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(BL, ld)
Rafnia crassifolia (La)

Location: (F)
crassus, = solid, thick, dense, fat, gross, etc.; folium, = a leaf. (something more thick than usual. Leaves, for instance, are generally papery in texture; the leaves of cotyledons, which are much more fleshy, are called ‘thick’)
(ld, BL)
Rafnia cuneifolia [Now R. elliptica] (La)

Location: (K)
cuneus, = a wedge; folium, = a leaf.
(ld)
Rafnia elliptica (La)

Location: (F, K)
ellipsis, = an ellipsis; -iticus, = indicates fitness or capability for something or possession of. (elliptical)
(ld, BL)
Rafnia lancea (La)

Location: (K)
lancea, = a light spear; -eus, = indicates material or colour or resemblance in quality.
(ld, BL)
Rafnia perfoliata [Now R. acuminata] (La)

Location: (K)
per-, pel-, = of space, through; in composition it usually adds intensity to the significance, thoroughly, perfectly, completely, exceedingly; folium, = a leaf. (when the two basal lobes of an amplexicaul leaf are united together)
(ld, BL)
Rafnia triflora (G, La)

Location: (K)
tri-, = three times, thrice; flos, floris, = a blossom, flower.
(LS, ld)