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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
rachos, = a thorn-bush, briar, a thorn-hedge; a thorn-stick, a twig; rhach-, rach-, = pertaining to the main axis, spine or backbone; carpos, = fruit.
(LS, BL)
Rhacocarpus purpurascens (La)

Location: (K)
purpura, = purple colour, purple; -ascens, = indicates process of becoming, hence not fully achieved resemblance, often expressed by the termination ‘-ish’. purpurasco, = to grow purple, become a purple colour.
(ld, BL)

The 2634 species, 644 genera and 178 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. Location: (F).
  • 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. Location: (K).
  • of Christopher Whitehouse, for the plants in the Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, Stanford, in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Location: (P).

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