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
GOMPHOCARPUS (G)
Cottonbush (Wf) Katoenbos (Le)
Family: APOCYNACEAE
gomphos, = a large wedge-shaped bolt or nail; (nail) carpos, = fruit.
(LS, BL)
Gomphocarpus cancellatus (La)
Cape Cottonbush(Wf) Bergmelkbos(PS) Regopmelkbos
Location: (F, K)
cancer, = a lattice; -ellus, = diminutive; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. cancellatim, = lattice-formed, trellis-like. (veins of leaves form a kind of network)
(ld, BL)
Gomphocarpus fruticosa subsp. fruticosus (La)
Blaasoppies(PS) Gansies Tontelbos Wild Cotton Wildekapok
Location: (F)
frutex, = a shrub, bush; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. fruticosus, = full of shrubs or bushes, shrubby, bushy. (bushy; shrub-like)
(ld, BL)
Gomphocarpus physocarpus (G)
Balbos(PS) Balloon Cottonbush Hairy Balls
Location: (K)
physa, = a pair of bellows, bellows. (bellows, blader) carpos, = fruit. (with bladder-like fruits)
(LS, BL)