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
CENTELLA (G, La)
Pennywort(Le) Varkoortjies
Family: APIACEAE
kenos, = empty, fruitless, bereft of; -ella, = diminutive; slightly. (origin uncertain) (probably alluding to the small, pointed styles)
(LS, BL, Le, Cl)
Centella affinis (La)

Location: (K)
adfinis, affinis, = that is neighboring, a neighbour to one; near to by family relationship, allied or related to by marriage. (neighbouring, allied to, akin to)
(ld, BL)
Centella asiatica (G)
Pennywort(PS) Varkoorjies Waternael
Location: (F, K)
Asia, = Asia; aticus, = indicates place of growth. (has a wide distribution in the tropics and Southern Hemisphere)
(An, BL)
Centella caespitosa (La)

Location: (K)
caespes, = a turf, sod as cut out; a clump, group of plants; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (growing in tufts or patches; caespitose)
(ld, BL)
Centella calliodus (G)

Location: (K)
kallos, = beautiful, fair; odon, ontos, odons, = a tooth. (referring to the dentate leaves)
(LS, An)
Centella capensis (La)

Location: (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)
Centella difformis (La)
Hairy Paws (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
dif-¸dis-, = asunder, in pieces, apart, in two, in different directions; forma, = form, contour, figure, shape, appearance. (irregularly or unevenly or differently formed, unlike what is usual) (probably referring to the dimorphic leaves)
(ld, BL, An)
Centella eriantha var. eriantha (G)
Little Fans (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
erion, = wool; anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower.
(LS)
Centella glabrata var. glabrata (La)
Persiegras(PS) Sweetkruie
Location: (F)
glaber, glabra, = without hair, smooth, bald; (glabrous; smooth, hairless) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Centella macrocarpa var. macrocarpa (G)

Location: (F, K)
makros, = far stretching; tall, lofty, much; carpos, = fruit. (with large fruit)
(LS, BL)
Centella restioides (La)

Location: (K)
RESTIO (q.v.) restis, = a rope, cord; -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(ld, BL)
Centella rupestris (La)
Rock Centella (Vo)
Location: (F)
rupes, = a rock, of a cliff; -estris, = indicates place of growth. (rock or cliff-dwelling)
(ld, BL)
Centella scabra (La)

Location: (K)
scaber, scabrum, = rough, scurfy, scabrous; scabby, mangy, itchy. (scabrous, i.e. rough or gritty to the touch on account of numerous minute projections)
(ld, BL)
Centella tridentata var. tridentata (G, La)

Location: (F, K)
tri-, = three times, thrice; dens, dentis, = a tooth; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. dentatus, = having teeth; toothed. dentated, spiked, pointed. (the leaves are three to five toothed)
(LS, ld, BL, An)
Centella triloba (G)
Paddy Paws (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
tri-, = three times, thrice; lobos, = the lobe or lower part of the ear; (capsule or pod).
(LS, BL)
Centella virgata var. virgata (La)
Slender Centella (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
vvirga, = a slender green branch, a twig, sprout, switch, rod; (slender green branch, twig, scion, stripe) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. virgatus, = made of twigs or osiers. (twiggy, long and slender, or streaked, rod-like) (referring to the growth habit)
(ld, BL, An)