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Plant Names P-S

pageae/pageana/Pagella: for Mary Maud Page (1867-1925), English botanical artist, plant collector and botanical explorer, emigrated to the Republic of South Africa in 1911, associated with the Bolus Herbarium at the University of Cape Town 1917-1925, wrote a handbook on culinary herbs published by the Royal Horticultural society, died in South Africa.

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The Eponym Dictionary of Odonata is a comprehensive listing of all people after whom damselflies and dragonflies have been named in scientific or common names. Each entry provides details of the species and a brief biography of the person.

List of eponyms (A–K) - Wikipedia

C. John Cadbury, British businessman – Cadbury; Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, French explorer – Cadillac; Julius Caesar, Roman consul and general – the month of July, Caesar cipher, the titles Czar, Tsar, and Kaiser, the Bloody Caesar cocktail. An urban legend also erroneously credits Julius Caesar as having given his name to the caesarean section; the two are likely unrelated, however.

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Initially the plants listed were only from the Eastern Cape Province. The interest shown has encouraged us to begin incorporating plants from the rest of South Africa. Most entries have accompanying photographs. Use our finely tuned seach facility to help you choose plants suitable to …

CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants ...

May 03, 2012· Book Description "Following on the successes of two previous dictionary projects, the CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names and the CRC World Dictionary of the Grasses, Umberto Quattrocchi has undertaken this dictionary of economically important plants….He has done for these plants what was so admirably done in his other works—brought the vast and scattered literature on plant …

Freesia | Definition of Freesia at Dictionary.com

Freesia definition, any of several plants belonging to the genus Freesia, of the iris family, native to southern Africa, having fragrant white, yellow, or sometimes rose-colored, tubular flowers. See more.

Rudolf Marloth - Wikipedia

Hermann Wilhelm Rudolf Marloth (28 December 1855 Lübben, Germany – 15 May 1931 Caledon, Cape Province) was a German-born South African botanist, pharmacist and analytical chemist, best known for his Flora of South Africa which appeared in six superbly illustrated volumes between 1913 and 1932. This botanist is denoted by the author abbreviation Marloth when citing a botanical name.

The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians by Bo Beolens, Michael ...

This book is a follow-up to the "Eponym Dictionary of Mammals" (2009) and "The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles" (2011), both by the same authors. This series of books lists those species that were named for people, or in some cases for "a place that was itself named after a person".

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The Eponym Dictionary of Southern African Plants NOTE: The epithets listed below are included here because I either did not have enough or any confirmation of their derivation, and because they warrant further investigation.

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Grow Wild - Purposefully Indigenous We are wheelchair accessible. Grow Wild is a nursery specializing in the propagating of plants indigenous to Southern Africa. We grow a wide variety of trees, shrubs, groundcovers, bulbs and aloes. If what you want is not available at Grow Wild …

Plant Names A-B - calflora.net

The Eponym Dictionary of Southern African Plants ... She became enthused originally about botany upon the publication in 1838 of The Genera of South African Plants by Colonial Treasurer and amateur botanist William Henry Harvey and began a corresppondence with him that lasted until his death. She sent specimens of an aloe and its flowers to the ...

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CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology. By Umberto Quattrocchi. First Published 2000 Hardback $425.00 . eBook $382.50 . ISBN 9780849326752. Published November 17, 1999 by CRC Press 728 Pages Request Inspection Copy ...

Garden Guides | A List of African Plants

Aloes are a succulent with thick, fleshy leaves. Large striking flowers bloom on long stems during the dry winter months in South Africa. Of all the aloe plants, aloe vera is the most commonly cultivated. Aloe vera grows to 12 inches tall in full sun. Like many native African plants, aloes are not frost tolerant and will not survive standing water.

Plant Names T-Z - calflora.net

The Eponym Dictionary of Southern African Plants Plant Names T-Z: Note: Names for which I have no derivations or about which I have further questions are being put on a separate page here and will be investigated further at a later date. I have included names which are no longer current because the individuals which these names commemorate ...

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How to cite :- Quattrocchi F.L.S. Umberto. 03 May 2012, C from: CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants, Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology CRC Press

The Eponym Dictionary of Southern African Plants

At the same time, my interest in southern African plants had been engendered by a trip there in 1998, with follow-up visits in 2008, 2010 and 2012. The two regions (particularly California and the Western Cape) are connected by sharing a Mediterranean climate regime of …

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CRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology. By Umberto Quattrocchi. First Published 1999 Paperback $74.95 . Hardback $425.00 . ISBN 9780367447519. Published December 2, 2019 by CRC Press 696 Pages Request Inspection Copy ...

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(2018). The Illustrated Dictionary of Southern African Plant Names. African Journal of Range & Forage Science: Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 147-148.

Ixia - definition of Ixia by The Free Dictionary

Ixia synonyms, Ixia pronunciation, Ixia translation, English dictionary definition of Ixia. n any plant of the iridaceous genus Ixia, of southern Africa, having showy ornamental funnel-shaped flowers Noun 1.

Calla-lily | Definition of Calla-lily at Dictionary.com

Calla-lily definition, any of several plants belonging to the genus Zantedeschia, of the arum family, especially Z. aethiopica, having arrow-shaped leaves and a …

Plant Names C-F - calflora.net

daviesii: for (1) Charles Norman Knox-Davies (1879-1959), South African attorney and plant collector, uncle of plant pathologist Peter Sidney Knox-Davies, commemorated with Tulbaghia daviesii (now T. simmleri), collected in 1930, and Delosperma knox-daviesii, collected in 1934 (Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names); (2) George ...

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CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: Common Names ... collector Plants of Mexico Plinius referring Regnum Vegetabile vol Rhodesia Rubiaceae Rubiaceae Origins Scrophulariaceae Sotho South Africa Southern Africa Species Plantarum Species/Vernacular Names subsp T.W ... Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology, Umberto Quattrocchi, ISBN ...

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CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology. Umberto Quattrocchi ... Paris Peru plant collector Plants of Mexico referring Rubiaceae Rubiaceae Origins Scrophulariaceae Selected Guide Seybold Sotho South Africa Southern Africa Species Plantarum Species/Vernacular Names Stafleu and Cowan ...

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CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology Ebook By Umberto Quattrocchi Language: English Publish Year : 1970 Info: E-Book readable online or download on PDF DJVU TXT DOC MP3 CFM mobi and more...

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CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology, Volume 2. Umberto Quattrocchi. Taylor & Francis US, Nov 23, 1999 - Science - 864 pages. 3 Reviews. This volume provides the origins and meanings of the names of genera and species of extant vascular plants, with the genera arranged ...

The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians eBook by Bo Beolens ...

Read "The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians" by Bo Beolens available from Rakuten Kobo. New species of animal and plant are being discovered all the time. When this happens, the …

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The 'CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names', a four volume set, is the most comprehensive work of its kind available today. The reader will find its coverage absorbing and useful. Umberto Quattrocchi, was awarded the prestigious Hanbury Botanical Garden Award for his studies on flowers and gardens.

Indigenous Flowers of South Africa - SAPeople - Your ...

To celebrate National Heritage Day, here's a collection of some of South Africa's most fabulous indigenous flowers…as seen at the Sunday Tribune Garden Show in Pietermaritzburg this past weekend. (Update: View more indigenous flowers of South Africa, 2016.) All photographs by Lorraine Scholfield (thank you!). Strelizia Regina The Strelitzia Reginae is a monocotyledonous flowering plant ...

Urban Dictionary: kiff

South African surfer slang for 'cool'. A word that is derived from the Afrikaans word for poison,`gif'. This was used by coastal pot smokers to describe a strain of natural skunkthat is called Durban Poison Gifs.The word evolved into kiff,amongst english speaking Natalians describing anything that is bad or wicked or simply the best.