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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
ARCTOTHECA (G)
Cape Weed (Wf)
Family: ASTERACEAE
arctos, = a bear; theca, = a chest, coffin, sepulchre. (densely woolly fruit)
(LS, Le)
Arctotheca calendula (La)
Botterblom(PS) Cape Weed Tonteldoek
Location: (F, K)
calendae, = the Kalends, Calends, the first day of the Roman month, on which the order of days was proclaimed; from calo, to call, call out, proclaim, call together, summon, convoke; calendar, clock; -ula, = diminutive. (little calendar, little clock or perhaps, little weather-glass)
(ld, Ox, BL)

The 2515 species, 624 genera and 172 families of plants have been compiled from the lists of the plants:

  • of the Hermanus Botanical Society compiled by Lee Burman, for the plants in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, and the Vogelgat Private Nature Reserve, Hermanus
  • of Mark Johns, Director of the Kogelberg Reserve, and of COASTEC, environmental consultants, for the plants in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve, Betty’s Bay, in the WesternCape Province, South Africa.

Suggestions for improvements to the lists and comments would be welcomed.