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
MURALTIA
Purple-gorse(Le) Skilpadbos
Family: POLYGALACEAE
For Johannes von Muralt (1645-1733).**
(Ch)
Muraltia alopecuroides (G)
Kleinboeldok(PS)
Location: (F, K)
alopeks¸ alopec, = fox; oura, = the tail; the stern; -urus, = -tailed, i.e. with an elongated or tail-like appendage. -oides, = indicates resemblance.
(LS, BL)
Muraltia aspalatha (G)

Location: (F, K)
aspalathos, = a scented shrub.
(LS)
Muraltia bolusii
Soft Muraltia (Vo)
Location: (F)
For:- 1) Harry Bolus (1834-1911) or (2) Hermann Harry Bolus (1862-1930), son of Harry Bolus. Most taxa honor Bolus Sr.
(Ch)
Muraltia capensis (La)

Location: (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)
Muraltia chamaepitys (G)

Location: (K)
chamae-, = on the earth, on the ground; (on the ground, lowly, creeping) pitys, = the pinetree.
(LS, BL)
Muraltia concava (La)

Location: (F)
concavus, = hollow, concave; arched, vaulted; bent, curved. (concave, curved inwards, hollowed out)
(ld, BL)
Muraltia ericoides (G)

Location: (F, K)
ERICA (q.v.) = evergreen heath; -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of. (heather-like)
(BL)
Muraltia filiformis var. caledonensis (La)
Swamp Muraltia (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
filum, fili-, = a thread; forma, = form, contour, figure, shape, appearance. (thread-shaped; slender like a thread; as the filaments of most plants, and the styles of many) caledon, = Caledon; -ensis, = indicates country or place of growth or origin or else habitat.
(ld, BL)
Muraltia heisteria
Spiny Purple Gorse(Wf) Boeldokdoring(PS) Voëltjie-kan-nie-sit-nie
Location: (F, K)
For Lorenz Heister (1683- 1758).**
(Cl)
Muraltia minuta (La)

Location: (F, K)
minuo, minutus, = to make smaller, to lessen, diminish; little, small, minute.
(ld)
Muraltia mutabilis (La)

Location: (K)
muto, = to alter, change; to change the colour of, to colour, dye; -abilis, -bilis, = indicates capacity or ability. mutabilis, = changeable, mutable. (changeable)
(ld, BL)
Muraltia oxysepala (G)

Location: (K)
oxys, = sharp, keen, pointed; oxy-, = sharp, sour, pointed; sepalum, = sepal.
(LS, BL, Ox)
Muraltia paludosa (La)

Location: (K)
palus, paludis, = a swamp, marsh, morass, bog, fen, pool; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. paludosus, = fenny boggy, marshy.
(ld, BL)
Muraltia parvifolia (La)

Location: (F)
parvus, = little, small, petty, puny, inconsiderable. minor, = less, lesser, smaller, inferior. minimus, =, very small, very little; least, smallest. (little, small, puny) folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Muraltia pauciflora (La)

Location: (K)
paucus, pauci, = few, a few, little; flos, floris, = a blossom, flower. (few-flowered)
(ld, BL)
Muraltia rosmarinifolia (La)

Location: (K)
ros, roris, = dew; rosmarinus = rosemary; -inus, = indicating material or colour, hence possession or resemblance. folium, = a leaf.
(ld, BL)
Muraltia rubeacea (La)
Kroesbossie(PS)
Location: (K)
rubeo, rubrus, = to be red or ruddy; -aceus, = indicates resemblance.
(ld, BL)
Muraltia satureioides var. satureioides (La, G)

Location: (F, K)
satur, = full of food, sated, that has eaten enough; of colour, full, deep, strong, rich; well filled, full; abundant, fertile; satureia, = the common name for the pot-herb cunila, savory; -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(ld, BL)
Muraltia spinosa (La)
Spiny Tortoise Berry(Wf) Skilpadbessie(Sw)
Location: (F, K)
spina, = a thorn, a prickle; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. spinosus, = full of thorns or prickles, thorny, prickly. (spiny)
(ld, BL)
Muraltia stokoei

Location: (F)
For Thomas Pearson Stokoe (1868-1959).**
(Ch)
Muraltia vulpina (La)

Location: (K)
vulpes, vulpis, = a fox; -inus, = indicates possession or likeness. vulpinus, = of or belonging to a fox.
(ld, BL)