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
WITSENIA
Bokmakierie's Tail(Le) Bokmakieriestert
Family: IRIDACEAE
For Nicholaas (Nicolaes) Witsen (1641 – 1717).**
(Ch, Cl)
Witsenia maura (N, G, La)
Bokmakierie's Tail(Wf) Bokmakieriestert(PS) Waaiertjie
Location: (F, K)
maurus, maure, = obsolete form of Moor. mauro, = darken, become dark. maurizo, = black. maurus, = Moorish. (it is speculated that the maura refers by implication to the similariety between the yellow tepals and the turbans worn by Jews in North Africa in past times)
(Ox, LS, ld, K3)