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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
Cape Gorse (Wf)
aspalathos, = a scented shrub. (What plant is referred to in the early quotations is not certainly known. Johnson gives as his first definition, ‘A plant called the rose of Jerusalem or our lady’s rose.’)
(LS, Ox)
Aspalathus abietina (La)
Broom (Vo)
Location: (F, K)
abies = the silver-fir, Pinus picea; the tree as well as the wood of it; -inus, = indicating material or colour, hence possession or resemblance.
(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.