Gaillardia (for French botanist Gail- |
lard de Marentonneau) - Gay-lard-
Galax (milky, as to white flowers) -
Galega (milk, as to a probable old me-
dicinal use) - Gal-lee-guh: Goats-
rue (G officinlis).
Galium (bedstraw )-Gay-lee-um: Bed-
Galtonia (for anthropologist Sir Fran-
cis Gallon) - Gol-foh-nee-uh- Giant
summer-hyacinth (G. candicans).
Gamolepis (joined-scales, as to bract
Garcinia (for French botanist Laurent
Garcin) - Gar-sm-ee-uh: Mango-
Gardenia (for American botanist Alex-
ander Garden) - Gar-deen-ee-uh.
Garrya (for Michael Garry of the Hud-
son's Bay Co.) - Gar-ee-uh: Silk-
Gasteria (like a stomach, as to swollen
Gaultheria (for Canadian botanist and
physician M. Gaulthier) - Gol-teer-
ee-uh: One of several species, G. pro-
cumbens, is called Wintergreen,
Gaya (for botanical writer Jacques
Gaylussacia (for French chemist 1. L.
Gay-Lussac) - Gay-lus-say-see-uh:
Gazania (for Theodorus of Gaza, medi-
eval Greek scholar) - Gaz-zay-nee-
Gelsemium - Jel-seem-ee-um: Carolina
Genista (broom)-Jen-mst-uh: Broom.
Gentiana (for Gentius, an Illynan king,
said to have discovered its tonic
qualities) - Jen-tee-ay-nuh: Gen-
Geranium (crane, for resemblance of
fruit to a crane's bill)-Jer-ray-nee-
Gerbera-Jerb-er-uh- See below
Gerberia (for German naturalist Trau-
gott Gerber or Gerberus)-Jer-beer-
ee-uh: Transvaal Daisy or Barberton
Daisy (G. Jamesom)
Gilia (for Spanish botanist Philip Gil)
Gillenia (for German botanist Arnold
Ginkgo - Ghing-koh: Maidenhair-tree.
Gladiolus (little sword, as to leaves)-
Glad-ee-oh-lus: (Same in both singular |
and plural). Glaucidium (denoting a
(for German botanist J. D
locust Globularia (for globular flower-
Glory-lily Glottiphyllum (tongue-like-
if-fill-um. Glycine (sweet, as to taste
Gliss-in-ee: Soybean (G. max).
Glycyrrhiza (sweet-root) - Gliss-ihr-
rye-zuh Licorice Glyptostrobus
(marked-cone, as to seed
(for German botanist S. G.
Gmelin) -Mell-in-uh. Gnaphalium
(wool -of - the - teasel, for
Godetia (for Swiss botanist Charles H.
Gomphrena (from a classical name for
a kind of amaranth) - Gom-free-
nuh Gongora (for Cordovan bishop
Caballero y Gongora) - Gon-goh-
Goodia (after Peter Good, its discov-
erer)-Good-ee-uh. Goodyera (for
English botanist John
Goody er)-Good-yer-un. Gordonia
(for English nurseryman
Grammatophyllum (letter-leaf, as to
spotted flowers) - Gram-at-oh-fill-
um Graptopetalum (engraved-petal,
Graptophyllum (written-leaf, as to col-
Grevillea (for botanical patron Charles
Grewia (for English plant anatomist
Greyia (for administrator Sir George
Grey) -G ray-ee-uh. Griselinia (for
Venetian botanist Gnse-
- Gwye-ak-um: Lignum-
vitae. Gunnera (for Norwegian
Guzmania (for Spanish naturalist A.
Gymnocalycium (naked-calyx, as to
ovarian scales) - Jim-noh-kal-