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
BOBARTIA
Rush Iris (Wf) Rush Lily(Le) Blombiesie
Family: IRIDACEAE
For Jacob Bobart (1599-1680), and his son, Jacob Bobart the Younger (1641-1719)**.
(Ch)
Bobartia aphylla (G)
Biesie(PS) Biesroei
Location: (K)
a-, an-, = denotes privative, negative; a-, = without, not, -less, un-; phyllon, = a leaf. aphyllos, = leafless, of dry wood. (without leaves)
(Ox, LS, BL)
Bobartia filiformis (La)
Biesie (PS)
Location: (F)
filum, fili-, = a thread; forma, = form, contour, figure, shape, appearance. (thread-shaped; slender like a thread; as the filaments of most plants, and the styles of many)
(ld, BL)
Bobartia gladiata subsp. gladiata (La)
Vlei Bobartia(Vo) Biesie(PS) Biesieroei
Location: (F, K)
gladius, = a sword.; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Bobartia gladiata subsp. teres (La)
Blombiesie (Vo)
Location: (F)
gladius, = a sword; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. tero, = to lessen by rubbing, to rub away; to wear away by use, wear out; teres, = rounded off, rounded, well-turned, round, smooth; polished, elegant. (terete, i.e. secular in transverse sections, tapering or narrowly cylindric)
(ld, BL)
Bobartia indica (La)
Greater Rush Iris(Wf) Besembiesie(PS) Veldbiesie
Location: (F, K)
indicus, = of India, Indian; -icus, = indicates ‘belonging to’. indicum, = indigo, a blue pigment for dyeing and painting.
(ld, BL)
Bobartia longicyma subsp. longicyma (La)

Location: (K)
longus, = long; cyma, = ancient Latin for anything swollen (an ogee); also the young sprout of a cabbage, in which sense the Latin cyme, whence the botanical use of the term arose in 18th century.
(ld, Ox)
Bobartia longicyma subsp. magna (La)
Grootbiesei (Vo)
Location: (F)
longus, = long; cyma, = ancient Latin for anything swollen (an ogee); also the young sprout of a cabbage, in which sense the Latin cyme, whence the botanical use of the term arose in 18th century. magnus, major, maximus. magnus, = of physical size or quantity, great, large; of things, vast, extensive, spacious; major, = the comparative of magnus; maximus, = the superlative of magnus.
(ld, Ox)