Species within a genus
phyllon, = a leaf. anthos, = a flower, the bloom of a flower.
parvus, = little, small, petty, puny, inconsiderable. minor, = less, lesser, smaller, inferior. minimus, =, very small, very little; least, smallest. (little, small, puny) gariep, (Xhariep) = Khoekhoe for river; original name for the Orange River. (CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names); -ensis, = indicates country or place of growth, or origin or else habitat.