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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
WATSONIA
Watsonia(Le) Kanolpypie
Family: IRIDACEAE
Named by Philip Miller for his friend Sir William Watson (1715 - 1787).**
(Ch)
Watsonia humilis (La)
Rooipypie(PS) Waspypie
Location: (K)
humus, humi, = the earth, the ground, the soil; on the ground; -ilis, = indicates capacity or ability. Hence a property or quality. humilis, = on the ground, i.e. low, lowly, small, slight.
(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.