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
ZYRPHELIS (G)
Plume Aster (Wf) Pluimastertjie (Le)
Family: ASTERACEAE
sur- = super-; filum, = thread; filare, = to thread. (Surfle, is to embroider; to paint or wash (the face etc.) with a cosmetic = ‘purfle’:- perfilare, = (a) to purfle; to border; to decorate with an ornamental border; (b) to give to leaves, flowers, etc. a border or edge of a particular kind; to ornament with such a border. phelex,= deceiver, name of a wild-fig, which seems ripe when it is not. Name origin not clear. (but Le adds description: ‘fruits with thread-like hairs, pappus of ray and disc florets similarly plumose’) (Possible misspelling of Zephyr**, the mythological god of the West wind and lover of Flora)
(Ox, LS, Le, Cl)
Zyrphelis corymbosa (G)
Blue Daisy(Vo)
Location: (F)
corymbos, = a cluster of the ivy flower; generally, a cluster of fruit or flowers; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development.
(LS, BL)
Zyrphelis foliosa (La)

Location: (F, K)
folium, = a leaf; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development.
(ld, BL)
Zyrphelis microcephala subsp. microcephala (G, La)

Location: (F, K)
mikros, = little, small; petty, mean, trivial insignificant; cephale, = head; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with.
(LS, BL)
Zyrphelis taxifolia (La)

Location: (K)
taxa, = a kind of laurel; taxus, = a yew, yew-tree; a javelin, made of the wood of the yew-tree; folium, = a leaf. (considered on account of its poisonous properties, as a tree of the infernal regions)
(ld)