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
TRITONIOPSIS (La)
Snake Flower (Le)
Family: IRIDACEAE
TRITONIA (q.v.) -opsis, = aspect, appearance, hence 'resemblance'.
(BL)
Tritoniopsis antholyza (G)
Common Snakeflower(Wf) Karkarblom(PS) Rooipypie
Location: (F, K)
anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower; lussa, = rage, fury. (a poetic allusion to the open-mouthed flowers, which are meant to look like an angry animal)
(LS, K3)
Tritoniopsis burchellii

Location: (F, K)
For William John Burchell (1781-1863).**
(Ch)
Tritoniopsis caffra (Ar)

Location: (K)
kāfir, = infidel. (term used by early explorers – ‘associated with Southern Africa’)
(Ox, K3)
Tritoniopsis caledonensis (La)

Location: (K)
caledon, = Caledon; -ensis, = indicates country or place of growth or origin or else habitat.
(BL)
Tritoniopsis dodii
Small Rietpypie (Vo)
Location: (F)
For Anthony Hurt Wolley-Dod (1861-1948).**
(Ch)
Tritoniopsis lata var. lata (La)
Large Rietpypie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
latus, lati-, = broad, wide; (broad, wide)
(ld, BL)
Tritoniopsis nervosa (La)
Karkaarblom(PS) Witkalossie
Location: (F, K)
nervus, = a sinew, tendon, nerve; (nerve (vein)) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. nervosus, = full of sinews, sinewy, nervous.
(ld, BL)
Tritoniopsis parviflora var. angusta (La)

Location: (F)
parvus, = little, small, petty, puny, inconsiderable. minor, = less, lesser, smaller, inferior. minimus, =, very small, very little; least, smallest. (little, small, puny) flos, floris, = a blossom, flower. angustus, = narrow, strait, close, contracted, small, not spacious. (narrow)
(ld, BL)
Tritoniopsis parviflora var. parviflora (La)

Location: (F, K)
parvus, = little, small, petty, puny, inconsiderable. minor, = less, lesser, smaller, inferior. minimus, =, very small, very little; least, smallest. (little, small, puny) flos, floris, = a blossom, flower.
(ld, BL)
Tritoniopsis pulchella var. pulchella (La)

Location: (K)
pulcher, pulchrum, = beautiful, beauteous, fair, handsome; -ella, = diminutive. pulchellus, pulcellus, = beautiful little.
(ld, BL)
Tritoniopsis pulchra (La)
Rooipypie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
pulcher, pulchrum, = beautiful, beauteous, fair, handsome.
(ld)
Tritoniopsis ramosa var. ramosa (La)

Location: (K)
ramus, = a branch, bough, twig; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. ramosus, = full of boughs, having many branches, braching, branchy. (branched)
(ld, BL)
Tritoniopsis ramosa var. unguiculata (La)

Location: (K)
ramus, = a branch, bough, twig; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. ramosus, = full of boughs, having many branches, braching, branchy. (branched) unguis, = a nail of a person’s finger or toe; of plants, a nail-like spot, the tip, extremity; -culus, = diminutive; unguiculus, = a finger nail; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (claw, narrowed basal part of a petal, length of a fingernail)
(ld, BL)
Tritoniopsis triticea (La)
Summer Snakeflower (Wf) Berguintjie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
triticum; triticeus, = wheat; of wheat, wheaten, wheat-; -eus, = indicates material or colour or resemblance in quality.
(ld, BL)
Tritoniopsis unguicularis (La)

Location: (K)
unguis, = a nail of a person’s finger or toe; of plants, a nail-like spot, the tip, extremity; -culus, = diminutive; unguiculus, = a finger nail; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with.
(ld, BL)
Tritoniopsis williamsiana

Location: (F)
Ion James Muirhead Williams (1912-2001).**
(Ch)