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
ROMULEA
Romulea(Le) Frutang Knikkertjie
Family: IRIDACEAE
After the legendary Romulus.** (The genus is represented in Italy)
(Ch, Le)
Romulea dichotoma (G)

Location: (F)
dikhotomeo, = to cut in two, cut asunder. (dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs)
(LS, BL)
Romulea flava var. flava (La)
White Frutang (Vo) Yellow Romulea (Wf) Frutang (Sw)
Location: (F, K, P)
flavus, = (light-coloured) golden yellow, reddish yellow, flaxen-coloured. (yellow, paler than luteus) [the Fernkloof form is white]
(ld, BL, LB)
Romulea gracillima (La)

Location: (F)
gracilis, gracilus, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; -imus, = (superlative), very.
(ld, BL)
Romulea hirsuta var. cuprea (La, G)

Location: (F, P)
hirsutus, = rough, shaggy, bristly, prickly, hirsute; (hirsute, covered with fairly coarse and stiff long erect or ascending straight hairs) cupros, = Cyprus, (also = copper , which was mined in Cyprus); -eus, = indicates material or colour or resemblance in quality. (coppery) (also a name of Venus, from the island of Cyprus, where she was most worshiped)
(ld, BL, LS)
Romulea hirsuta var. hirsuta (La)
Froetang(PS) Knikker
Location: (P)
hirsutus, = rough, shaggy, bristly, prickly, hirsute; (hirsute, covered with fairly coarse and stiff long erect or ascending straight hairs)
(ld, BL)
Romulea minutiflora (La)
Kleinfroetang(PS) Kleinknikker
Location: (P)
minuo, minutus, = to make smaller, to lessen, diminish; little, small, minute. flos, floris, = a blossom, flower.
(ld, BL)
Romulea rosea var. australis (La)
Knikkertjie(PS) Perdefroetang Pink Romulea Spruitjie
Location: (F)
rosa, = a rose; the rose-bush, rose-tree; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. roseus, = of roses; rose coloured, rosy; ruddy, blooming. (erubescent, reddening) australis, = southern;
(ld, BL)
Romulea rosea var. flava [Now R. flava var. flava] (La)
Common Romulea(Wf) Frutang(Sw) Knikkertjie
Location: (F, K)
rosa, = a rose; the rose-bush, rose-tree; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. roseus, = of roses; rose coloured, rosy; ruddy, blooming. (erubescent, reddening) flavus, = (light-coloured) golden yellow, reddish yellow, flaxen-coloured. (yellow, paler than luteus)
(ld, BL)
Romulea rosea var. reflexa [Now R. flava var. flava] (La)
Pink Frutang (Vo)
Location: (F, K, P)
rosa, = a rose; the rose-bush, rose-tree;; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. roseus, = of roses; rose coloured, rosy; ruddy, blooming. (erubescent, reddening) reflecto, reflexum, = to bend or turn back or backwards, to turn about or away. (reflexed, bent abruptly backwards at more than 90°)
(ld, BL)
Romulea rosea var. rosea (La)
Common Romulea (Wf) Froetang(PS) Knikker
Location: (F)
rosa, = a rose; the rose-bush, rose-tree; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. roseus, = of roses; rose coloured, rosy; ruddy, blooming. (erubescent, reddening)
(ld, BL)
Romulea schlechteri

Location: (F)
For Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter (1872-1925).**
(Ch)
Romulea triflora (G, La)

Location: (F, K)
tri-, = three times, thrice; flos, floris, = a blossom, flower.
(LS, ld)