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
ROMULEA
Romulea(Le) Frutang Knikkertjie
Family: IRIDACEAE
After the legendary Romulus.** (The genus is represented in Italy)
(Ch, Le)
Romulea dichotoma (G)

Location: (F)
dikhotomeo, = to cut in two, cut asunder. (dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs)
(LS, BL)
Romulea flava var. flava (La)
White Frutang (Vo) Yellow Romulea (Wf) Frutang (Sw)
Location: (F, K)
flavus, = (light-coloured) golden yellow, reddish yellow, flaxen-coloured. (yellow, paler than luteus) [the Fernkloof form is white]
(ld, BL, LB)
Romulea gracillima (La)

Location: (F)
gracilis, gracilus, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; -imus, = (superlative), very.
(ld, BL)
Romulea hirsuta var. cuprea (La, G)

Location: (F)
hirsutus, = rough, shaggy, bristly, prickly, hirsute; (hirsute, covered with fairly coarse and stiff long erect or ascending straight hairs) cupros, = Cyprus, (also = copper , which was mined in Cyprus); -eus, = indicates material or colour or resemblance in quality. (coppery) (also a name of Venus, from the island of Cyprus, where she was most worshiped)
(ld, BL, LS)
Romulea rosea var. australis (La)
Knikkertjie(PS) Perdefroetang Pink Romulea Spruitjie
Location: (F)
rosa, = a rose; the rose-bush, rose-tree; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. roseus, = of roses; rose coloured, rosy; ruddy, blooming. (erubescent, reddening) australis, = southern;
(ld, BL)
Romulea rosea var. flava [Now R. flava var. flava] (La)
Common Romulea(Wf) Frutang(Sw) Knikkertjie
Location: (F, K)
rosa, = a rose; the rose-bush, rose-tree; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. roseus, = of roses; rose coloured, rosy; ruddy, blooming. (erubescent, reddening) flavus, = (light-coloured) golden yellow, reddish yellow, flaxen-coloured. (yellow, paler than luteus)
(ld, BL)
Romulea rosea var. reflexa [Now R. flava var. flava] (La)
Pink Frutang (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
rosa, = a rose; the rose-bush, rose-tree;; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. roseus, = of roses; rose coloured, rosy; ruddy, blooming. (erubescent, reddening) reflecto, reflexum, = to bend or turn back or backwards, to turn about or away. (reflexed, bent abruptly backwards at more than 900)
(ld, BL)
Romulea rosea var. rosea (La)
Common Romulea (Wf) Froetang(PS) Knikker
Location: (F)
rosa, = a rose; the rose-bush, rose-tree; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. roseus, = of roses; rose coloured, rosy; ruddy, blooming. (erubescent, reddening)
(ld, BL)
Romulea schlechteri

Location: (F)
For Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter (1872-1925).**
(Ch)
Romulea triflora (G, La)

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