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NEMESIA (G)
Cape Snapdragon(Le) Kaapse Leeubekkie (Wf) Nemesia
Family: SCROPHULARIACEAE
nemeseia, = (Νέμεσίς) the feast of Nemesis,** just or deserved indignation, anger at anything unjust, righteous resentment nemo, = (ΝΕΜΩ) to dwell in, inhabit, occupy; nemos, = (νέμοσ) a wooded pasture, grove. Greek name used by Dioscorides,** ((circa 40 – 90 AD), Greek writer), for some similar plant, referring to their habitat.
(LS, Cl)
Nemesia macrocarpa (G)

Location: (K)
makros, = far stretching; tall, lofty, much; carpos, = fruit. (with large fruit)
(LS, 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.