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
STRUTHIOLA (G, La)
Featherhead(Le) Katstertjie Veertjie
Family: THYMELAEACEAE
strouthos, = any small bird, especially, a sparrow; -ulus, = diminutive. (possibly the seed resembles a small beak) Struthion, = Soapwort – a plant called Fullers-Herb (1706).
(LS, BL, Le, Ox)
Struthiola ciliata (La)
Whip-stemmed Featherhead(Wf) Stroopbos(PS)
Location: (F, K)
cilium, = an eyelid; cilium, = delicate hairs resembling eyelashes, especially such as form a fringe to the margins of leaves; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (fringed or surrounded with hairs or fine bristles)
(ld, Ox, BL)
Struthiola ciliata subsp. angustifolia [Now simply S ciliata] (La)
Whip-stemmed Featherhead(Wf) Stroopbos(PS)
Location: (F, K)
cilium, = an eyelid; cilium, = delicate hairs resembling eyelashes, especially such as form a fringe to the margins of leaves; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (fringed or surrounded with hairs or fine bristles) angustus, = narrow, strait, close, contracted, small, not spacious; folium, = a leaf. (narrow-leaved)
(ld, Ox, BL)
Struthiola confusa (La)
Cat's tail (Vo)
Location: (F)
confundo, confusus, = brought into disorder, confused, perplexed, disorderly. (easily mistaken for another species)
(ld, K3)
Struthiola dodecandra (G)
Pink Featherhead(Wf) Soetgonna(PS)
Location: (F, K)
dodeca, = twelve; aner, andrus, = man, of a man. aner, andros, = male, stamen. (twelve-stamened)
(LS, BL)
Struthiola eckloniana

Location: (K)
For Christian Friedrich Ecklon (1795-1868).** -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(Ch, BL)
Struthiola leptantha (G)
Jakkalsgare(PS)
Location: (K)
leptos, = peeled, cleaned of the husks: - hence, generally, thin, fine, slender, delicate: or thin, lean, meagre; slightly: subtly; (slender, thin, narrow) anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower.
(LS, BL)
Struthiola martiana (La)

Location: (K)
For Carl (Karl) Friedrich Philipp Martius (1794-1868).** -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(Ch, BL)
Struthiola myrsinites (G)
Streamside Cat's Tail (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
myrsine, = the myrtle. -ites, = indicates a close connection.
(LS, BL)
Struthiola striata (La)
Common Featherhead(Wf) Veërtjie(PS) Roemenaggie
Location: (F, K)
stria, = a furrow, channel, hollow; the flute of a column; (a fine linear marking, line, streak or groove) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. (striated;marked by longitudinal lines)
(ld, BL)
Struthiola tomentosa (La)
Roemenaggie (PS)
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, BL)
Struthiola virgata [Now S. ciliata] (La)

Location: (K)
virga, = a slender green branch, a twig, sprout, switch, rod; (slender green branch, twig, scion, stripe) -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. virgatus, = made of twigs or osiers. (twiggy, long and slender, or streaked, rod-like)
(ld, BL)