otheo, osaske, = to thrust, push, shove, force away or from a place;
othein, = to push;
lobos, = the lobe or lower part of the ear;
(capsule or pod).
-ium = diminutive.
(fruit of O. caffrum appears to push out of the calyx) (LS, Ox, BL, Le)
virga, = 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) (ld, BL)