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
Powderpuff (Le)
pseudo, = to be mistaken, be false; (resembling but not equalling) + SELAGO (q.v.). selago, = the name Selago is derived from sel, which means ‘sight’ and the Celtic word jach, which means ‘salutory’, referring to the supposed medicinal properties of the genus. selago, = the club-moss resembling the savin-tree, Lycopodium selago; (An ancient name for the club moss, the small leaves give members of this genus a superficial resemblance to the club moss) Ancient name for LYCOPODIUM (q.v.). Linnaeus thought there to be a likeness between leaves of these taxa.
(LS, Ox, PSA, ld)
Pseudoselago ascendens (La)

Location: (K)
adscendo, ascendo, ascendens, = to ascend, mount up, climb; to rise above any person or thing, to surpass, to stand higher. (ascending; having a direction upwards, with an oblique base)
(ld, BL)
Pseudoselago gracilis (La)

Location: (P)
gracilis, gracilus, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; -ilis, = indicates capacity or ability. Hence a property or quality. (thin, slender)
(ld, BL)
Pseudoselago pulchra (La)

Location: (P)
pulcher, pulchrum, = beautiful, beauteous, fair, handsome.
Pseudoselago quadrangularis (La)

Location: (K)
quattuor, quad-, = four; angulus, = an angle, a corner; quadangulus, = four cornered, quadrangular. -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. (four-angled)
(ld, BL)
Pseudoselago serrata (La)
Blouaarbossie (Vo) Purple Powderpuff (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
serra, = a saw; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. serratus,= saw shaped, serrated. (serrate, i.e. saw-edged with sharp teeth pointing forwards, as opposed to ‘retroserratus’, with teeth pointing backward)
(ld, BL)
Pseudoselago spuria (La)
Lilac Powderpuff (Wf) Bergaarbossie (Sw)
Location: (F, K)
spurius, = false, spurious. (superficially resembling or simulating, but lacking the genuine character or qualities of something; not true or genuine; false, sham, counterfeit)
(ld, Ox)
Pseudoselago verbenacea (La)

Location: (F, K, P)
verbena, verbenae, = folage, herbage, the leaves, twigs and branches of laurel, olive, or myrtle, cypress, tamarisk, sacred boughs; VERBENA (q.v.); -aceus, = resembling, having the nature of, belonging to. (resembling plants of the genus VERBENACEAE)
(ld, BL)