Saturday 24 July 2021

Aponogeton satarensis Sundararagh., A.R.Kulk. & S.R.Yadav

Aponogeton satarensis Sundararagh., A.R.Kulk. & S.R.Yadav

ah-poh-no-JEE-tun -- originally applied to a water plant found at Aquae Aponi, Italy ... Dave's Botanary
sah-tah-REN-sis -- of or from Satara, district of Maharashtra state, India

commonly known as: Satara pondweed • Marathi: वायतुरा y-tura


botanical names: Aponogeton satarensis Sundararagh., A.R.Kulk. & S.R.Yadav ... synonyms: no synonym known ... POWO
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
Satara pondweed
  • satarensis, geographic epithet, named for Satara, Maharashtra, India ... the species was discovered in Satara district. All Aponogeton spp. are aquatic plants, thus the generic name pondweed given to all its species.
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
वायतुरा y-tura
  • an apt name given by Shrikant Ingalhalikar, the author of Further Flowers of Sahyadri ... वाय y = the English alphabet Y (two spike inflorescences on their common stalk, appearing like the alphabet Y); तुरा tura = spike (inflorescence)
~~~~~ x ~~~~~

No comments:

Post a Comment

Pueraria tuberosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) DC.

pew-er-RAY-ree-uh -- named for Marc Nicolas Puerari, Swiss botanist ... Dave's Botanary too-ber-OH-suh or tew-ber-OH-suh -- tube...