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
TRACHYANDRA (G)
Starlily (Wf) Cape Spinach(Le) Wildeblomkool
Family: ASPHODELACEAE
trachys, = rough, rugged aner, andrus, = man, of a man. aner, andros, = male, stamen. (filaments are usually hairy)
(LS, BL, Le)
Trachyandra ciliata (La)
Hottentot Spinach(Wf) Wildeblomkool(PS)
Location: (F, K)
cilium, = an eyelid; cilium, = delicate hairs resembling eyelashes, especially such as form a fringe to the margins of leaves; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (fringed or surrounded with hairs or fine bristles)
(ld, Ox, BL)
Trachyandra divaricata (La)
Coast Tumbling Starlily (Wf) Waaibossie (Sw)
Location: (F, K)
divarico, = to spread asunder, to stretch apart; to be spread out; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (divaricate; spreading asunder at a wide angle; turning off from any thing irregularly but at almost a right angle; as the branches of many things)
(ld, BL)
Trachyandra esterhuysenae
Slender Cabbage Flower (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
For Elizabeth ('Elsie') Esterhuysen, (1912-2006).**
(Ch)
Trachyandra hirsuta (La)
Hairy Cabbage Flower (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
hirsutus, = rough, shaggy, bristly, prickly, hirsute. (hirsute, covered with fairly coarse and stiff long erect or ascending straight hairs)
(ld, BL)
Trachyandra hirsutiflora (La)
Hairy-flowered Cabbage Flower (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
hirsutus, = rough, shaggy, bristly, prickly, hirsute; (hirsute, covered with fairly coarse and stiff long erect or ascending straight hairs) flos, floris, = flower.
(ld, BL)
Trachyandra hispida (La)
Hottentotskool(PS)
Location: (F)
hispidus, = rough, shaggy, hairy, bristly, prickly. -idus, = indicates a state or action in progress (‘-ish’). (hispid, covered with coarse rigid erect hairs or bristles harsh to the touch)
(ld, BL)
Trachyandra revoluta (La)
Hottentotskool(PS) Waterknolle Watertoue Water Grass
Location: (F, K)
revolvo, = to roll back; to unroll, unwind; to revolve, return; -utus, = indicates possession. (revolute, rolled back from edge (i.e. towards the lower side) or tip)
(ld, BL)
Trachyandra tabularis (La)

Location: (F, K)
tabula, = a board, plank; -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. tabularis, = flattened horizontally, plate like, (in geographical epithets) growing on Table Mountain, South Africa.
(ld, BL)