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
WAHLENBERGIA
African Bluebell(Le) Blouklokkie (Wf) Harebell
Family: CAMPANULACEAE
For George Göran Wahlenberg of Uppsala (1780-1851).**
(Ch)
Wahlenbergia axillaris (La)
Muisteplekaroo (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
agxos,(αγχος) = shoulder; ala, axilla, = a wing, as of a bird; in trees and plants, the hollow where the branch unites with the stem. axilla, = the upper angle between a leaf or petiole and the stem from which it springs; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. (referring to the flowers which spring from the axils)
(ld, Ox, BL, LB)
Wahlenbergia capensis (La)

Location: (F, K)
cape, = Cape of Good Hope; -ensis, = indicates country or place of growth, or origin or else habitat. (pertaining to the Cape of Good Hope; Cape Peninsula)
(BL)
Wahlenbergia capillaris [Now W. thulinii)] (La)

Location: (K)
capillus, = the hair, the hair of the head; (while crinis is any hair); (hair, hair’s width, 0.18mm.) -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. capillaris, = of or pertaining to the hair.
(ld, BL)
Wahlenbergia cernua (La)

Location: (F, K)
cernuus, = with the face turned towards the earth, inclined forwards, stooping or bowing forwards. (slightly drooping, nodding; said of a flower – inclining a little from the perpendicular, so that the apex is directed towards the horizon)
(ld, BL)
Wahlenbergia exilis (La)

Location: (K)
exilis, = small, thin, slender, lank, meagre, poor, feeble; (small, meagre, weak, thin, slender)
(ld, BL)
Wahlenbergia longifolia (La)
Muistepelkaroo (Vo)
Location: (F)
longus, = long; folium, = a leaf. (long leaves)
(ld, BL)
Wahlenbergia obovata (Eng)
Harebell (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
ob-, = inversed, reversed, the other way round; ovo, ovatus, = to exult, rejoice; a shouting, rejoicing; ovum, ovatus, = an egg; egg-shaped; having ovate spots; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (obovate, i.e. reversed ovate, the broadest part above the middle, length to breadth about 3 to 2)
(BL, ld)
Wahlenbergia parvifolia (La)

Location: (K)
parvus, = little, small, petty, puny, inconsiderable. minor, = less, lesser, smaller, inferior. minimus, =, very small, very little; least, smallest. (little, small, puny) folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Wahlenbergia procumbens (La)
Wild Violet (PS)
Location: (F, K)
procumbo, = to lean forwards, bend down, sink; to extend, spread. (lying flat on the ground without throwing out roots; growing along the ground; having a prostrate or trailing stem)
(ld, Ox)
Wahlenbergia rubioides var. rubioides (La)

Location: (K)
ruber, ruberus, = red, ruddy; rubus, rubeus, = of or belonging to the bramble-bush, bramble-; -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(ld, BL)
Wahlenbergia subulata var. subulata (La)

Location: (F, K)
subula, = an awl; a very small weapon; (a fine sharp point; literally, an awl) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (subulate, awl-shaped, i.e. tapering from a narrow or moderately broad base to a very fine point)
(ld, BL)
Wahlenbergia tenella var. palustris (La)

Location: (F)
tentenuis, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; (thin, fine, slender) -ella, = diminutive. (delicate) tenellus, = somewhat tender or delicate. palus, paludis, = a swamp, marsh, morass, bog, fen, pool; palustris, = fenny, marshy, swampy.
(ld, BL)
Wahlenbergia tenella var. tenella (La)

Location: (K)
tenuis, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; (thin, fine, slender) -ella, = diminutive. tenellus, = somewhat tender or delicate. (delicate)
(ld, BL)
Wahlenbergia thulinii

Location: (K)
For Mats Thulin (1948- ).**
(Ch)