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
LESSERTIA
Balloon Pea(Le) Blaasertjie
Family: FABACEAE
For Jules Paul Benjamin de Lessert (1773-1847).**
(Ch)
Lessertia capensis (La)
Harslagbossie(PS)
Location: (F, K)
cape, = Cape of Good Hope; -ensis, = indicates country or place of growth, or origin or else habitat. (pertaining to the Cape of Good Hope; Cape Peninsula)
(BL)
Lessertia frutescens subsp. frutescens (La)
Balloon Pea(PS) Belbos Eendjiesbos Kankerbos Umnwele
Location: (K)
frutex, = a shrub, bush; -escens, = indicates process of becoming, hence not fully achieved resemblance, often expressed by the termination ‘-ish’. frutesco, = to put forth shoots, to sprout, become bushy. (becoming shrubby)
(ld, BL)