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
HELICHRYSUM (G)
Strooiblom (Le) Strawflower (Wf)
Family: ASTERACEAE
(h)elios, = the sun; chrysos, = gold. (only some species have yellow flowers)
(LS, Le)
Helichrysum asperum var. asperum (La)

Location: (K)
asper, = as affecting the sense of touch: rough, uneven; -um, = means ‘characteristic of’. asperum, = an uneven rough place. (rough to the touch because of prickles, uneven, harsh, rugged)
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum cochleariforme (G)
Gold-And-Silver(PS)
Location: (F)
coclea, cochlea, = a snail, a snail-shell; coclearum, cochleaum, = (of the form of a snail-shell), a spoon; forma, = form, contour, figure, shape, appearance.
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum crispum (La)
Hottentotskooigoed(PS)
Location: (F, K)
crispo, crispatum, = to curl, crisp, crimp; to make voriegared, rough, uneven; curled, uneven, wrinkled; crispus, = curled, crisped, crimped; uneven, waving, wrinkled; (crisped, irregularly waved and twisted, kinky, curled; having the margin excessively irregularly divided and twisted)
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum cylindriflorum (La)

Location: (F)
cylindrus, = a cylinder; flos, floris, = a blossom, flower.
(ld)
Helichrysum cymosum subsp. cymosum (G)
Golden Sage(Vo) Yellow-tipped Strawflower (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
cyma, = anything swollen, the swell of the sea, a wave, billow, surge; (a waved moulding, the young sprout of a cabbage, in Latin cyma, whence the botanical use) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development.
(LS, Ox, BL)
Helichrysum dasyanthum (G)
Brown-tipped strawflower (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
dasys, = thick with hair, hairy, rough; downy; anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower.
(LS)
Helichrysum felinum (La)

Location: (F)
feles, felinus, = a cat; of or belionging to a cat; felix, felicis, = fruit-bearing, fruitful, fertile, productive; -inus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum foetidum (La)
Polecat Strawflower(Wf) Geelsewejaartjie(PS) Vleisewejaartjie
Location: (F, K)
fetor, faetor, foetor, = an offensive smell, a stench; -idus, = indicates a state or action in progress. feditus, faetidus, foetidus, = that has an ill smell stinking, fetid; foul, disgusting.
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum helianthemifolium (G, La)

Location: (K)
(h)elios, = the sun; anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower; folium, = a leaf.
(LS, Ws)
Helichrysum indicum (La, G)
Velvet Herb (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
indicus, = of India, Indian; -icus, = indicates ‘belonging to’. indicum, = indigo, a blue pigment for dyeing and painting.
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum litorale (La)
Sewejaartjie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
litus, = the sea-shore, sea-side, beach, strand; (the sea-shore, beach, bank) -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. litoralis, = of or belonging to the sea-shore. (pertaining to the sea-shore)
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum moeserianum (La)
Golden Cudweed(Wf) ‘khoi’-Kooigoed(PS)
Location: (F)
Moesia, = a region of mid Balkan peninsula, now part of Bulgaria; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(BL, K3)
Helichrysum niveum (La)

Location: (F, K)
nix, nivis, = snow; -eus, = indicates material or colour or resemblance in quality. niveus, = of or from snow, snowy, snow-; snow-white, snowy. (snowy, snow-white)
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum nudifolium var. nudifolium (La)
Hottentotstee(PS) Icholocholo Wild Tea
Location: (F)
nudus, = naked, bare, unclothed, uncovered, exposed; (naked, i.e. devoid of leaves or some other clothing, lacking usual covering, bare) folium, = a leaf. (leaf bare of hairs)
(ld, BL, LB)
Helichrysum pandurifolium (La)
Fiddle-leaved Strawflower(Wf) Hottentotskooigoed (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
pandus, = bent, crooked, curved; -urus, = -tailed, i.e. with an elongated or tail-like appendage; pandura, = a musical instrument of three strings, invented by Pan.** panduratus, = fiddle-shaped, i.e. broadest near the top, curving inwards in the lower part, then curving outwards again above the base. folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum patulum (La)

Location: (K)
patulus, = standing open, open; spread out, spreading, extended, broad, wide. (spread, outspread)
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum retortum (La)
Sea Strawflower (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
retorqueo, retortus, = twisted or bent back.
(ld)
Helichrysum rutilans (La)

Location: (K)
rutilo, rutilus, rutilans, = to make or colour redish; red (inclining to golden yellow). (red with yellow admixture, reddish-orange)
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum spiralepis (La)

Location: (F, K)
spira, = that which is wound, wreathed, coiled or twisted; a coil, fold, twist, spire; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with; (spiral) lepis, = a scale. (scale (of fish, snake), flake) (the bracts are acuminate – hooked)
(ld, BL, Ma)
Helichrysum teretifolium (La)
Needle-leaved Strawflower (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
tero, = to lessen by rubbing, to rub away; to wear away by use, wear out; teres, = rounded off, rounded, well-turned, round, smooth; polished, elegant. (terete, i.e. secular in transverse sections, tapering or narrowly cylindric) folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Helichrysum tinctum (La)

Location: (F, K)
tingo, tinctum, = to wet, moisten, bathe with any liquid; to soak in colour, to dye, colour, tinge. tincta, = dyed or coloured stuffs.
(ld)