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
ADIANTUM (G)
Maidenhair Ferns (Le)
Family: PTERIDONTACEAE
a-, an-, = denotes privative, negative; a-, = without, not, -less, un-; diantos, = wettable. adiantos, = unwetted, ‘maidens hair’. (during rain leaves shed water and remain dry)
(Ox, Le, LS)
Adiantum aethiopicum (G, La)
Vrouehaar(PS)
Location: (K)
Aithiops, (αίθώ, όψ), = an Ethiop, negro, properly Burnt-face. Aethiopia, = a country in Africa, on both sides of the equator. Its limits cannot be accurately defined. (usually South Africa, in classical use Africa south of Libya and Egypt, hence Abyssinia) -icus, = indicates ‘belonging to’.
(LS, ld, BL)
Adiantum capillus-veneris (La)
Black Maidenhair Fern(PS) Vrouehaar
Location: (K)
capillus, = the hair, the hair of the head; (while crinis is any hair); (hair, hair’s width, 0.18mm) venus, veneris, = qualities that excite love, loveliness, attractiveness, beauty, grace, elegance, charms.
(ld, BL)
Adiantum raddianum (G)
Delta Maidenhair Fern(Le) Vrouehaar
Location: (F)
For Guiseppi Raddi (1770 – 1829).** -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(Ch, BL)