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
GALIUM (G)
Goose-grass(Le) Ladies Bedstraw
Family: RUBIACEAE
gala, = milk; -ium, = diminutive; (some species used to curdle milk)
(LS, BL, Le)
Galium mucroniferum var. dregeanum (La)

Location: (P)
mucro, = a sharp point or edge; fero, ferre, = to bear, carry, bring. mucronatus, = abruptly terminated by a hard short point. For Johann Franz (Jean Francois) Drège (1794-1881).** -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(ld, Ch, BL)
Galium rourkei

Location: (K)
For Dr. John Patrick Rourke (1942- ).**
(Ch)
Galium tomentosum (La)
Kleefgras(PS) Old Man’s Beard Rooivergeet
Location: (F, K)
tomentum, = a stuffing for cushions (e.g. of wool, hair, feathers, straw, etc.) (tomentose, matted woolly down on stems and leaves) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (tomentose; thickly and evenly covered with short more or less appressed curled or curved matted hairs)
(ld, BL)