Species within a genus

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BERZELIA
Buttonbush (Wf)
Family: BRUNIACEAE
For Count Jacob J. Berzelius, (1779 - 1845).**
(Ch)
Berzelia abrotanoides (La)
Redleg Buttonbush (Wf)
Location: (F, K)
abrotonum, = a plant of a pleasant, aromatic smell, southernwood; -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of. (having a similarity to ARTEMESIA abrotanum, (southernwood)a hardy deciduous shrub having an aromatic smell and sour taste, native to south of Europe, formerly much cultivated for medicinal purposes)
(ld, BL, K3, Ox)
Berzelia albiflora (La)
Coffee Bush (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
albus, = white, properly dead white, not shining. (white, particularly a dull rather than a glossy white) flos, floris, = flower.
(ld, BL)
Berzelia alopecuroides (G, La)
Red Berries (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
alopeks¸ alopec, = fox; oura, = the tail; the stern; -urus, = -tailed, i.e. with an elongated or tail-like appendage. -oides, = indicates resemblance.
(LS, BL)
Berzelia burchellii

Location: (K)
For William John Burchell (1781-1863).**
(Ch)
Berzelia dregeana (La)

Location: (K)
For Johann Franz (Jean Francois) Drège (1794-1881).** -anus, = belonging to, connected with, pertaining to, used to form adjectives from nouns, particularly from geographical and personal names.
(Ch, BL)
Berzelia ecklonii

Location: (K)
For Christian Friedrich Ecklon (1795-1868).**
(Ch)
Berzelia incurva (La)
Knipknopbossie (Vo)
Location: (F)
incurvus, = bent, bowed, crooked, curved. (suddenly bent inwards)
(ld, BL)
Berzelia lanuginosa (La)
Common Buttonbush(Wf) Vleiknopbos(PS) Kolkol
Location: (F, K)
lana, = wool; lanugo, = woolliness, down, of plants; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. lanuginosus, = woolly, downy. (woolly, downy)
(ld, BL)
Berzelia rubra (La)
Slender Buttons (Vo)
Location: (F)
rrubeo, rubrus, = to be red or ruddy.
(ld)
Berzelia squarrosa (La)
Spider Bush (Vo)
Location: (F)
ssqualeo, = to be stiff or rough from slovenliness or want of care; to be filthy, neglected, squalid; -osus, = indicates abundance or full or marked development. squarrosus, = scurfy, scabby, scalled. (squarose, i.e. rough with scales, tips of bracts etc., projecting outwards usually at about 90º)
(ld, BL, Ox)
Berzelia stokoei

Location: (K)
For Thomas Pearson Stokoe (1868-1959).**
(Ch)