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
SPOROBOLUS (G)
Dropseed (Le)
Family: POACEAE
sporos, = a sowing; seed-time, seed, produce,a crop; (seed, in modern botany, ‘spore’) bolos, = a throw with dice. (throwing; dropping of seed)
(LS, BL, Le)
Sporobolus africanus (La)
Fynsaadgras(PS) Ratstailgrass Taaipol Vleigras
Location: (F, K)
Africa, = Africa; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names. africanus, = pertaining to Africa, African. (from Africa)
(BL, ld)
Sporobolus fimbriatus (La)
Blousaadgras(PS) Common Dropseed Grootoetveligras
Location: (K)
fimbriae, = fibres, threads, shreds, fibrous part, fringe; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. fimbriatus, = fibrous, fringed. (fimbria, = the dentated or fringe-like ring of the operculum of mosses, by the elastic power of which the operculum is displaced)
(ld, BL, Ox)
Sporobolus virginicus (La)
Brakgras(PS) Steekkweek
Location: (F, K)
virgo, virginis, = a maid, maiden, virgin, a young woman, girl; of things, pure, unused; -icus, = indicates ‘belonging to’. virgineus, = pure white.
(ld, BL)