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HIPPIA (La, G)
Rankals (Le)
Family: ASTERACEAE
This was either the title of the Roman goddess Minerva/Athene** and others; or the name of some unknown botanist (W.P.U Taylor) hippo, = horse; -ius, = means 'characteristic of', hence indicates connexion or resemblance.
(Ch, Ox, BL)
Hippia frutescens (La)
Small Wormwood(Vo) Rankals (PS)
Location: (F, K)
frutex, = a shrub, bush; -escens, = indicates process of becoming, hence not fully achieved resemblance, often expressed by the termination ‘-ish’. frutesco, = to put forth shoots, to sprout, become bushy. (becoming shrubby)
(ld, 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.