Species within a genus

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LEUCOSPERMUM (G)
Pincushion(Le) Luisiesbos
Family: PROTEACEAE
leucos, = white, gray, hoary; sperma, = that which is sown, seed.
(LS)
Leucospermum bolusii
Gordon’s Bay Pincushion(PS) Luisiesbos
Location: (K)
For:- 1) Harry Bolus (1834-1911) or (2) Hermann Harry Bolus (1862-1930), son of Harry Bolus. Most taxa honor Bolus Sr.
(Ch)
Leucospermum conocarpodendron subsp. viridum (G, La)
Green Tree-pincushion(PS) Kreupelboom(Wf) Cripplewood
Location: (F)
conos, = a pine-cone, a fir-cone; carpos, = fruit; dendron, = a tree. 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.
(LS, ld, BL)
Leucospermum cordatum (La)
Heart-leaf Pincushion(PS)
Location: (K)
cor, cordis = the heart; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (cordate; with two equal rounded lobes at the base)
(ld, BL)
Leucospermum cordifolium (La)
True Pincushion (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
cor, cordis, = the heart; folium, = a leaf. (heart-shaped leaf)
(ld, BL)
Leucospermum formosum (La)
Silver-leaf Wheel Pincushion(PS)
Location: (K)
forma, = form, contour, figure, shape, appearance. -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. formosus, = finely formed; beutiful, handsome, shapely (denoting beauty of form).
(ld, BL)
Leucospermum gracile (La)
Hermanus Pincushion(PS)
Location: (F)
gracilis, gracilus, = thin, slight, slender, slim, meagre, lean; simple, plain, unadorned; -ilis, = indicates capacity or ability. Hence a property or quality. (thin, slender)
(ld, BL)
Leucospermum oleifolium (G, La)
Matches(PS) Overberg Pincushion
Location: (K)
elaia, = the olive tree; olea, = an olive; oleum, = oil, olive-oil; folium, = a leaf.
(LS, ld)
Leucospermum pedunculatum (La)
White-trailing Pincushion(PS)
Location: (F)
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)
Leucospermum prostratum (La)
Yellow-trailing Pincushion (PS)
Location: (F, K)
prosterno, prostratus, = to strew in front of, to strew before one; to throw to the ground, throw down, overthrow, prostrate; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (lying flat upon the earth or any other thing)
(ld, BL)
Leucospermum truncatulum (La)
Oval-leaf Pincushion(PS)
Location: (F, K)
truncus, = maimed, mutilated, deprived of some of its parts; imperfect or wanting in their parts; a piece cut off; a trunk or stem; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. -ulus, = diminutive. (truncate; ending abruptly as if cut straight across)
(ld, BL)