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
PHAENOCOMA (G, La)
Red Everlasting(Le) Rooisewejaartjie
Family: ASTERACEAE
phaino, =to bring to light, make to appear: to shew, to make clear or known, hence to lay bare, uncover, disclose; come, = the hair; the foliage, leaves of trees. coma, = the hair of the head. (tuft of hair) OR phaino, = to shine; come, = the hair; the foliage, leaves of trees. coma, = tuft of hair. (slight misnomer as the shiny bracts are not hairy, and the tomentose outer bracts and stem are not shiny) [however, note that the new stems are in fact silvery-white and shiny and there are clearly terminal bristles on all the involucral bracts]
(LS, Ws, BL, Le, ga)
Phaenocoma prolifera (La)
Cape Everlasting(PS) Rooisewejaartjie (Wf) Red Everlasting
Location: (F, K)
proles, = that which grows forth, offspring, progeny; fero, ferre, = to bear, carry, bring. (producing leaf-, or flower- buds from a leaf or flower, or other part which is normally terminal; also producing new individuals from buds, as distinguished from reproduction by means of seeds)
(ld, Ox)