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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
Spekvygie (Le)
acros, = at the end, either outermost, or at the top; acros, = at the tip, end, summit; anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower. (flower solitary on a flower stalk)
(LS, BL, Le)
Acrosanthes teretifolia (La)

Location: (F, K)
tero, = to lessen by rubbing, to rub away; to wear away by use, wear out; teres, = rounded off, rounded, well-turned, round, smooth; polished, elegant. (terete, i.e. secular in transverse sections, tapering or narrowly cylindric) folium, = a leaf.
(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.