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
TETRAGONIA (G)
Kinkelbos(Le) Klapperbrak (Wf) Dewbush
Family: AIZOACEAE
tetros, = four; gony, = the knee (angled, angular; knee, node (of grass) -ius, = means ‘characteristic of’, hence indicates connexion or resemblance. (shape of the fruit)
(LS, BL, Le)
Tetragonia decumbens (La)

Location: (F, K)
decumbo, decumbere, = to lie down (reclining upon the earth, and rising again from it at the apex)
(ld, BL)
Tetragonia fruticosa (La)
Klimopkinkelbossie(PS) Porselein(Wf) Waterslaaibos Climbing Dewbush
Location: (F)
frutex, = a shrub, bush; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. fruticosus, = full of shrubs or bushes, shrubby, bushy. (bushy; shrub-like)
(ld, BL)
Tetragonia nigrescens (La)
Pennyleaf Dewbush (Wf)
Location: (F)
niger, -gra, -grum, = black, sable, dark, dusky; (black, especially glossy black) -escens, = indicates process of becoming, hence not fully achieved resemblance, often expressed by the termination ‘-ish’. nigresco, = to become black, grow dark. (becoming black)
(ld, BL)