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
CLIFFORTIA
Cliffortia (Le)
Family: ROSACEAE
After George Clifford (1685-1760).**
(Ch)
Cliffortia apiculata (La)

Location: (K)
apex, apices, = the extreme end of a thing, the point, summit, top; -ulus, = diminutive; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (terminating abruptly in a little point)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia atrata (La)
Climber's Friend (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
aater, atra, = coal-black, lustreless-black, sable, dark; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia carinata (La)

Location: (K)
carina,= the keel of a ship; of objects of similar form, of the shells of nuts; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (keeled, ridged)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia complanata (La)

Location: (K)
ccom, = with, together with; planus, = even, level, flat, plane; complano, = to make even, level or plain; to make even with the ground. (on the same plane, flush with) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (flattened out; usually in one plane)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia cuneata (La)

Location: (K)
cuneus, = a wedge; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. cuneatus, = pointed like a wedge, wedge-shaped.
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia eriocephalina (G)

Location: (K)
erion, = wool; cephale, = head; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. -inus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(LS, BL)
Cliffortia exilifolia (La)

Location: (K)
exilis, = small, thin, slender, lank, meagre, poor, feeble; (small, meagre, weak, thin, slender) folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia falcata (La)

Location: (F)
falx, = a sickle, reaping-hook, a pruning-hook, scythe; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. falcatus, = armed with scythes, sickle-shaped, hooked, curved, falcated. (plane and curved, wuth parallel edges, like the blade of a reaper’s sickle)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia ferruginea (La)
Glastee(PS) Pypsteelbos Teringtee
Location: (F, K)
ferrum, = iron, -inea, = indicates material or colour or close resemblance. ferrugineus, ferruginus, = of the colour of iron-rust, dark red, dusky, ferruginus. (rusty, light brown with a little mixture of red)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia filicaulis var. filicaulis (La)

Location: (K)
filum, fili-, = a thread; caulis, = the stalk or stem of a plant. (with thread-like stem)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia graminea var. graminea (La)
Vleirooigras(PS) Wilde-ertjie
Location: (F, K)
gramen, graminis, = grass; -inea, = indicates material or colour or close resemblance. gramineus, = of grass, covered with grass, grassy. (grassy, grass-like)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia grandifolia (La)
Grootblaar-rysbos(PS) Large-leaved Rice Bush
Location: (K)
grandis, = full-grown, large, great, full, abundant; (large, great, big, tall, lofty) folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia heterophylla (G)

Location: (K)
(h)eteros, = other (than usual), different, of other kind; (different, other, uneven) phyllon, = a leaf.
(LS, BL)
Cliffortia hirsuta (La)

Location: (K)
hirsutus, = rough, shaggy, bristly, prickly, hirsute; (hirsute, covered with fairly coarse and stiff long erect or ascending straight hairs)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia odorata (La)
Wildewingerd(PS)
Location: (K)
odor, = a smell, scent, odour; particularly a pleasant odour, perfume; (smell of any kind, odour, perfume, stench, fragrance) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. odoratus, = a smelling, smell. (having a smell, usually sweet-smelling)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia pedunculata (La)

Location: (K)
pes, pedis, = a foot; the stalk or pedicle of a fruit, especially of the grape; pediculus, pedunculus, = the foot-stalk or pedicle of a fruit or leaf; peduncle, = the inflorescence stalk; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia phyllanthoides (G)

Location: (F)
phyllon, = a leaf; anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower. antherike, = a stalk. (anthera, = anther) -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(LS, BL)
Cliffortia polygonifolia var polygonifolia (G, La)
Paddabos(PS)
Location: (F)
polys, polle, poly, = (of number ), many; (of size), heavy; (of value), much; gony, = the knee (knee, node (of grass), angled, angular) folium, = a leaf.
(LS, BL, ld)
Cliffortia pungens (La)

Location: (F)
pungo, = to prick, puncture; to sting; vex, grieve, trouble, disturb, afflict, mortify, annoy. (piercing, pungent, terminating gradually in a hard sharp point)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia reticulata (La)

Location: (K)
rete, = a net, snare; -ulus, = diminutive. reticulum, = a little net, a cloth made like a net, a network-bag for carrying or keepinganything in; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia ruscifolia var. ruscifolia (La)
Climber’s Friend(PS) Steekbossie Rooidoring
Location: (F, K)
ruscum, rustum, = a butcher’s broom; folium, = a leaf. (the leaves are like those of the genus RUSCUS)
(ld, BL, K3)
Cliffortia stricta (La)

Location: (F)
stringo, stringere, strictum, = to draw tight, to bind or tie tight; to draw, bind, or press together. (drawn close together, very upright, very straight)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia strobilifera (G, La)
Bog Rice Bush(PS) Cone Rice-bush KammiesbosUmnwele
Location: (F, K)
strobilus, = anything which whirls round or spins; a top: hence from likeness of shape, a fir cone, pine-cone; (cone) fero, ferre, = to bear, carry, bring.
(LS, BL, ld)
Cliffortia subsetacea (La)

Location: (F, K)
sub, = under, below, beneath, underneath; a little, somewhat, rather, slightly; (below, under, approaching, almost, somewhat, not completely, a little) saeta, seta, = a thick, stiff hair, a bristle; of the spiny leaves of coniferous trees; (a bristle, bristle-like organ, as the fruit-stalk of a (sporophore) moss) -aceus, = indicates resemblance. (almost bristle-like)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia tenuis (La)

Location: (K)
tenuis, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; (thin, fine, slender)
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia tuberculata var. tuberculata (La)

Location: (K)
ttuber, = of plants, a knob, hard excrescence on wood; (tuber) -culus, = diminutive; tuberculum, = a small swelling, bump, or protuberance; a boil, pimple, tubercle. -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Cliffortia viridis (La)

Location: (K)
vireō, = to be green or verdant; to be fresh, vigorous or lively; to flourish, bloom; -idus, = indicates a state or an action in progress (-ish’). viridis, viride, = green.
(ld, BL)