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
SEARSIA (was RHUS)
Karee(Le) Taaibos Korentebos
Family: ANACARDIACEAE
Apparently named for Paul Bigelow Sears (1891-1990).** [The name 'karee' is rather loosely applied to several species of Searsia. It is a literal translation from the original Khoi name. The small rounded edible fruits give many species the names rosyntjiebos or - boom (raisin bush / -tree).]
(Ch)
Searsia (was rhus) angustifolia (La)
Wilgerkorentebos(PS) Willow Karee
Location: (K)
angustus, = narrow, strait, close, contracted, small, not spacious; folium, = a leaf. (narrow-leaved)
(ld, BL)
Searsia (was rhus) crenata (La)
Duinekraaibosie(PS) Dune Crowberry
Location: (F, K)
crena, = incision, notch; (rounded tooth on leaf-margin) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (crenate, having rounded teeth, scalloped)
(Ox, BL)
Searsia (was rhus) cuneifolia (La)
Kogelbergtaaibos(PS)
Location: (F, K)
cuneus, = a wedge; folium, = a leaf.
(ld)
Searsia (was rhus) glauca (G)
Bloukoeniebos(PS) Blue Kuni-bush
Location: (F)
glaukos, = pale-green, bluish-green, gray; (glaucous; bluish-green or grey) (covered with a fine bloom of the colour of a Cabbage leaf)
(LS, BL)
Searsia (was rhus) laevigata var. laevigata (La)
Duinetaaibos (Sw)
Location: (F, K)
laevis, levis, = smooth, smoothed, not rough (opposite of asper, rough); (smooth, free from unevenness, hairs or roughness) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. levigatus, laevigatus, = smooth, slippery. (smooth and polished)
(ld, BL)
Searsia (was rhus) laevigata var. villosa (La)

Location: (F)
laevis, levis, = smooth, smoothed, not rough (opposite of asper, rough); (smooth, free from unevenness, hairs or roughness) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. levigatus, laevigatus, = smooth, slippery. (smooth and polished) villus, = shaggy hair, a tuft of hair; (long weak hairs) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. villosus, = hairy, shaggy, rough. (villous, i.e. shaggy with fairly long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs)
(ld)
Searsia (was rhus) lucida forma lucida (La)
Blinktaaibos(Sw) Taaibos
Location: (F, K)
lux, lucis, = light; luceo, = to be light or clear, to shine, beam, glitter; -idus, = indicates a state or an action in progress. (shining, clear, transparent) lucidus, = containing light, full of light, clear, bright, shining. forma, = form, contour, figure, shape, appearance.
(ld, BL)
Searsia (was rhus) rosmarinifolia (La)
Roosmaryntaaibos(PS)
Location: (F, K)
ros, roris, = dew; rosmarinus = rosemary; -inus, = indicating material or colour, hence possession or resemblance. folium, = a leaf.
(ld)
Searsia (was rhus) scytophylla var. scytophylla (G)
Red-flowered Searsia (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
skytos, = a skin, hide; anything made of leather; phyllon, = a leaf.
(LS)
Searsia (was rhus) tomentosa (La)
Bicoloured Currant(PS) Korentetaaubos
Location: (F, K)
tomentum, = a stuffing for cushions (e.g. of wool, hair, feathers, straw, etc.) (tomentose, matted woolly down on stems and leaves) -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. (tomentose; thickly and evenly covered with short more or less appressed curled or curved matted hairs)
(ld)
Searsia (was rhus) undulata (La)
Kuni-bush(PS)
Location: (K)
undo, = to rise in waves or surges, to throw up waves, to surge, swell; to wave, undulate; -ulus, = diminutive; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. undulatus, = diversified as with waves, undulated. (undulated)
(ld, BL)