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Nowodworskya semiverticillata archives.nd.edu Edit
Helichrysum ericifolium var. metalasioides archives.nd.edu Latin, from Greek helikhrusos, from helix ‘spiral’ + khrusos ‘gold’. It originally denoted a yellow...Edit
Eustegia fraterna var. pubescens archives.nd.edu Edit
Athanasia ebracteata var. hirsuta archives.nd.edu From the Cape Province of South Africa, previously known as the Cape Colony. Edit
Ekebergia meyeri archives.nd.edu Likely commemorating the German botanist Ernst Heinrich Friederich Meyer (1791-1858), a professor...Edit
Glottiphyllum neilii archives.nd.edu Edit
Aloe pumilio archives.nd.edu Edit
Schismus calycinus archives.nd.edu From the Greek ‘calcyna’ / ‘kalkynos’ meaning ‘with a noticeable calyx’ or with the petals being...Edit
Erica fastigiata var. fastigiata archives.nd.edu Edit
Mesembryanthemum paripetalum archives.nd.edu Edit
Barleria barbata archives.nd.edu From the Latin ‘barbata’ / ‘barbatus’ meaning ‘bearded’ Edit
Acmadenia obtusata archives.nd.edu Edit
Sideritis cabrerae archives.nd.edu Edit
Aloe scabrifolia archives.nd.edu Edit
Indigofera incana var. angustistipulata archives.nd.edu Edit
Wahlenbergia lobata archives.nd.edu Edit

Named in honour of Swedish botanist ...

Hamerkop archives.nd.edu Edit
Syncolostemon elliottii archives.nd.edu Edit
Chrysojasminum bignoniaceum archives.nd.edu Edit
Pterygodium cruciferum archives.nd.edu Edit

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