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HELIOPHILA (G)
Sunflax (Wf) Sporrie (Le)
Family: BRASSICACEAE
(h)elios, = the sun; philios, = loving, friendly, kind. (the plant favours a sunny position) (most species only open in sunlight)
(LS, Le, LB)
Heliophila linearis var. reticulata (La)

Location: (F)
linea, = a linen thread, a string, line; -alis, -aris, = belonging or pertaining to, resembling, provided with. linearis, = of or belonging to lines, consisting of lines, linear. (narrow, short,with the two opposite margins parallel) rete, = a net, snare; -ulus, = diminutive. reticulum, = a little net, a cloth made like a net, a network-bag for carrying or keepinganything in. -atus, = indicates possession or likeness.
(ld, BL)

The 2739 species, 671 genera and 184 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.