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
HELIOPHILA (G)
Sunflax (Wf) Sporrie (Le)
Family: BRASSICACEAE
(h)elios, = the sun; philios, = loving, friendly, kind. (the plant favours a sunny position) (most species only open in sunlight)
(LS, Le, LB)
Heliophila africana (La)

Location: (K)
Africa, = Africa; -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names. africanus, = pertaining to Africa, African. (from Africa)
(BL, ld)
Heliophila carnosa (La)
Blompeperbossie(PS) Rock Sporrie
Location: (F)
caro, carnis, = flesh; the flesh, pulp, of fruits; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. carnosus, = abounding in flesh, fleshy. (fleshy, succulent, soft but firm)
(ld, BL)
Heliophila coronopifolia (La)
Showy Sunflax(Wf) Blousporrie(PS) Blue Flax Great Blue Sporrie
Location: (F, K)
coronos, = a crow or raven; pous, podos, = a foot. coronopus, = crow-foot; Plantago coronopus, buckshorn-plantain. folium, = a leaf. (shape of the leaf)
(ld, BL, Le)
Heliophila diffusa var. flacca (La)

Location: (F, K)
dif-¸dis-, = asunder, in pieces, apart, in two, in different directions; fundo, fusus, = to spread, extend, diffuse; spread out, extended, broad, large, copious, diffuse. diffusus, = spread abroad, spread out, extended, wide. (diffuse, loosely irregular or widely spreading, with branches diverging from the axis at an angle of 45° to 90°) flaccus, = flabby, hanging down.
(ld, BL)
Heliophila juncea (La)
Bergriet(PS) Ridderspoor
Location: (F)
jungo, = to join or unite together, connect, attach, fasten, yoke, harness; juncus, = a twig resembling a rush; -eus, =indicates material or colour resemblance in quality. junceus, = made of rushes, rush-; like a rush.
(ld, BL)
Heliophila linearis var. linearifolia (La)
Bloubekkie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
linea, linia, = a linen thread, a string, line; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. linearis, = of or belonging to lines, consisting of lines, linear. (narrow, short,with the two opposite margins parallel) var., as above + folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Heliophila linearis var. linearis (La)

Location: (F)
linea, linia, = a linen thread, a string, line; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. linearis, = of or belonging to lines, consisting of lines, linear. (narrow, short,with the two opposite margins parallel)
(ld, BL)
Heliophila linearis var. reticulata (La)

Location: (F)
linea, = a linen thread, a string, line; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. linearis, = of or belonging to lines, consisting of lines, linear. (narrow, short,with the two opposite margins parallel) 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)
Heliophila macra (G)

Location: (F)
makros, = far stretching; tall, lofty, much; (long, large, large).
(LS, BL)
Heliophila meyeri

Location: (F, K)
For (1) Rev. Louis Gottlieb Meyer (1867-1958), or (2) Ernst Heinrich Friedrich Meyer (1791-1858).**
(Ch)
Heliophila pusilla var. pusilla (La)

Location: (F, K)
puer, pusus, = a boy, a little boy; -illus, = diminutive. pusillus, = very little, very small, petty, insignificant; a trifle.
(ld, BL)
Heliophila scoparia var. scoparia (La)

Location: (F, K)
scopa, scopae, = thin branches, twigs, shoots; a broom, besom made of twigs. -arius, = indicates connection or possession. (broom-like; the plant’s stems are tightly clustered and erect and roughly parallel to the main stem)
(ld, BL, K3)
Heliophila subulata (La)

Location: (F)
subula, = an awl; a very small weapon; (a fine sharp point; literally, an awl) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (subulate, awl-shaped, i.e. tapering from a narrow or moderately broad base to a very fine point)
(ld, BL)