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
CERATANDRA (G)
Shield Orchid (Le)
Family: ORCHIDACEAE
ceras, = a horn; aner, andrus, = man, of a man. aner, andros, = male stamen. (refers to the two projecting, horn-like rostellum arms that bear the pollinaria in C. atrata)
(LS, BL, Co)
Ceratandra atrata (La)
Shield Orchid (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
ater, atra, = coal-black, lustreless-black, sable, dark; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (refers to the colour of dried plants and herbarium specimens)
(ld, BL, Co)
Ceratandra bicolor (La)

Location: (K)
bis, bi-, = twice, twofold, having two-; color, = colour, hue, tint. bicolor, bicolorus, = of two colours, two-coloured. (refers to the green lip appendages that contract with the yellow petals)
(ld, Co)
Ceratandra globosa (La)

Location: (F, K)
globus, = a round body, a ball, sphere, globe; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. globosus, = round as a ball, spherical, globose. (spherical – refers to the capitate inflorescence)
(ld, BL, Co)
Ceratandra harveyana

Location: (F, K)
For William Henry Harvey (1811-1866);** -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(Ch, BL)
Ceratandra venosa (La)

Location: (K)
venis, = veins; -osus, = indicates abundance vena, = a blood vessel, vein; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (having many branched veins, or, conspicuously veined) (refers to the pink venation on the petals and lip blade)
(ld, BL, Co)