Species within a genus

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BLECHNUM (G)
Deer Ferns (Le)
Family: BLECHNACEAE
blechon, = pennyroyal. blechnon, = a fern.
(LS, Pza)
Blechnum attenuatum (La)
Giant Hard-Fern(Ro) Waterval varing(PS) Large Deer Fern
Location: (F, K)
attenuo, = to make thin or weak; to thin, attenuate; to weaken, enfeeble; to lessen, diminish; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (shortened, concise) attenuatus, = enfeebled, weakened, reduced, weak. (gradually diminishing in breadth)
(ld, BL)
Blechnum capense (La)
Palm leaf fern(Ro) Kaapse vleivaring(PS) Cape Deer Fern
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)
Blechnum giganteum [Now B. attenuatum)] (La)
Large Deer Fern (PS)
Location: (K)
Gigantes, = the fabled sons of Earth and Tartarue, giants with snakes for legs, who stormed the heavens, but were smitten by Jupiter with lightning and buried under Ӕtna. Giganteus, = of or belonging to the giants; gigantic. (giant, gigantic, very large)
(ld, BL)
Blechnum punctulatum var. punctulatum (La)
Glossy hard-fern(Ro) Blinkblaar bosvaring(PS) Glossy Deer Fern
Location: (F, K)
pungo, = to prick, puncture; to sting; vex, grieve, trouble, disturb, afflict, mortify, annoy; punctus, punctum, = pricked in, like a point; that which is pricked or pricked in, a point, small hole, puncture; small spot; (point, position, dot, small spot) -ulus, = diminutive. punctulum, = a slight prick; a small point; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (minutely dotted)
(ld, BL)
Blechnum tabulare (La)
Mountain hard-fern(Ro) Vals boomvaring(PS) Mountain Deer Fern
Location: (F, K)
tabula, = a board, plank; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. tabularis, = flattened horizontally, plate like, (in geographical epithets) growing on Table Mountain, South Africa).
(ld, BL)