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
CURIO (G, La, Eng)

Family: ASTERACEAE
curio, curiosus, = meaning perhaps alluding to its peculiar morphology. curiosus, = enquiring eagery about a thing, inquiring into; curious, inquisitive; The genus Curio was named by P.V. Heath in 1997 to accommodate those species (about 15) with elongated, succulent leaves and of which the flowers are lacking ray florets. curio, = an abbreviation of a ‘curiosity’ (Latin curiositatem from curiosus) curious, = of materials, ‘fine, delicate’. kureo, = to light upon, find by chance, hit upon, win.
(ld, PSA, Ox, LS)
Curio crassulifolius [Was Senecio crassulifolius] (La)

Location: (K)
crassus, = solid, thick, dense, fat, gross, etc.; -ula, = diminutive. folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Curio repens [Was Senecio serpens] (La)

Location: (F)
rrepo, repens, = to creep, crawl; creeping, crawling. (creeping prostrate and rooting)
(ld, BL)