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
CHEILANTHES (G)
Lip Ferns (Le)
Family: PTERIDACEAE
cheilos, = a lip; anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower. (referring to the form of the indusium) [‘The ‘indusium’ is the membranous shield or scale covering the sorus or fruit-cluster *of a fern.] (*in this case the spore-cluster) ['The 'indusium' is the membranous shield or scale covering the sorus or fruit*-cluster of a fern.] (*in this case the spore-cluster)
(LS, Le, Ox, AB)
Cheilanthes capensis (La)
Cape Lip Fern (PS)
Location: (F)
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)
Cheilanthes hastata (La)
Hardlip Fern(Ro) Harde Raamvaring(Vo) Backbone Fern
Location: (F)
hasta, = a spear; a lance, pike, javelin; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (hastate, i.e. with equal more or less triangular basal lobes directed outwards)
(ld, BL)
Cheilanthes viridis var. glauca (La, G)
Common Lip Fern(Ro) Raamvaring
Location: (K)
vireō, = to be green or verdant; to be fresh, vigorous or lively; to flourish, bloom; -idus, = indicates a state or an action in progress (-ish’). viridis, viride, = green. glaukos, = pale-green, bluish-green, gray; (glaucous; bluish-green or grey) (covered with a fine bloom of the colour of a Cabbage leaf)
(ld, BL, LS)
Cheilanthes viridis var. viridis (La)
Common Lip Fern(Ro) Raamvaring (PS) Green Lip Fern
Location: (F)
vvireō, = to be green or verdant; to be fresh, vigorous or lively; to flourish, bloom; -idus, = indicates a state or an action in progress (-ish’). viridis, viride, = green.
(ld, BL)