Species within a genus

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SYNCARPHA (G)
Everlasting(Le) Sewejaartjie
Family: ASTERACEAE
syn-, = with, along with, together, with, joined; (together, with , joined) carphos, = any dry particle, a dry stalk or chip; dry twigs, straws, bits of wool, such as birds make their nests of; husks or chaff. (any small dry body, twigs, etc) (possibly the bracts which unite into a tight cone shaped body upon ageing)
(LS, BL, Le)
Syncarpha argyropsis (G)
Witsewewjaartjie(PS)
Location: (F, K)
aarguros, = silver, of silver; -opsis, = aspect, appearance, hence ‘resemblance’.
(LS, BL)
Syncarpha canescens subsp. canescens (La)
Pienkwejaartjie(PS) Rooisewejaartjie
Location: (F, K)
canus, = white, hoary; grey hairs– frequently of the grey hair of the aged; (greyish white; hoary) -escens, = indicates process of becoming, hence not fully achieved resemblance, often expressed by the termination ‘-ish’. canesco, = to grow white, whiten; to become grey or hoary.
(ld, BL)
Syncarpha gnaphaloides (G)
Gold-and-silver Everlasting(Wf) Vlaktetee(PS)
Location: (F, K)
gnapheion, knaphos = .the prickly teasel, used by fullers to card or clean cloth; gnapholon, = flock of wool;resemblance to downy plant used for stuffing cushions. -ōidēs, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(LS, Le, BL)
Syncarpha mucronata (La)

Location: (F)
mucro, = a sharp point or edge; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. mucronatus, = pointed. (mucronate; abruptly terminated by a hard sharp point)
(ld, BL, Ox)
Syncarpha speciosissima subsp. speciosissima (La)
Cape Everlasting (Wf) Witsewejaartjie (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
specio, = to look, look at, behold; species, = the outward appearance, exterior; shape, form, figure, mien; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. speciosus, = good looking, showy, handsome, brilliant. -issimus, = (superlative) very, most.
(ld, BL)
Syncarpha variegata (La)
Bontsewejaartjie(PS) Ribboksewejaartjie
Location: (K)
varius, = (of colour), variegated, partly-coloured, mottled; -atus, = indicates possession or likeness. variego, = to make of various sorts or colours, to variegate; to be party-coloured or variegared.
(ld, BL)
Syncarpha vestita (La)
Cape Snow (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
vestitus, = clothing, clothes, dress, apparel, raiment, attire, vesture. (clothed)
(ld, BL)
Syncarpha zeyheri
Red Bud Everlasting (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
For Carl Ludwig Philipp Zeyher (1799-1858).**
(Ch)