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
POLYGALA (G)
Butterfly Bush(Le) Ertjieblom
Family: POLYGALACEAE
polys, polle, poly, = (of number ), many; (of size), heavy; (of value), much; gala, = milk. (some European species supposedly increase the milk production of cows)
(LS, Le)
Polygala bracteolata (La)
Skaapertjie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
bractea, brattea, = a thin plate of metal, gold-leaf; thin layers of wood, veneers; (bract) -olus, = diminutive; bracteole, = a thin leaf of gold. -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Polygala garcinii
Milk Maker (Vo) Dainty Butterfly Bush (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
For Laurent Garcin (1683-1752).**
(Ch)
Polygala meridionalis (La)

Location: (F, K)
meridies, = mid-day, noon; -alis, = belonging or pertaining to. meridionalis, = southern, meridional. (pertaining to or flowering at noon)
(ld, BL)
Polygala myrtifolia var. myrtifolia (G, La)
Blou-ertjieblom(PS) Septemberbos Ulopesi Umobalabala
Location: (F, K)
myrtos, = the myrtle; folium, = a leaf.
(LS, ld)
Polygala nematocaulis (G, La)

Location: (F, K)
nema, = that which is spun, thread, yarn, the thread of a spider’s web; (thread-like, thread, filament of stamen) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness; caulis, = the stalk or stem of a plant.
(LS, BL, ld)
Polygala pappeana (La)

Location: (K)
For Carl (Karl) Wilhelm Ludwig Pappe (1803-1862); -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(Ch, BL)
Polygala refracta (La)

Location: (F, K)
refringo, refractum, = to break up, break open; break, break off. (curved or bent back abruptly and strongly)
(ld, BL)
Polygala serrulata (La)

Location: (K)
sserra, = a saw; -ulus, = diminutive; serrula, = a small saw; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)
Polygala umbellata (La)
Clustered Milk Maker (Vo)
Location: (F)
umbra, = a shade, shadow; the dark part of a painting, shade, shadow; -ellus, diminutive. umbella, = (metonymically, a little shadow), a sunshade, parasol, umbrella. -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (umbellate)
(ld, BL)