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Name Canonical name Scientific name Lookups Short etymology Long etymology Etymology applies to
Conophyllum cuspidatum Conophyllum cuspidatum L. Bolus archives.nd.edu From the Latin cuspidatus meaning ‘pointed’ Edit
Melothria cordata Melothria cordata (Thunb.) Cogn. archives.nd.edu From the Latin cordatus = ‘heart-shaped’; usually referring to the leaf shape Edit
Tetranychidae archives.nd.edu Edit
Diplotaxis vogelii archives.nd.edu Edit
Grewia cana Grewia cana Sond. archives.nd.edu From the Latin canus = 'gray', 'aged' or 'white'; frequently due to the hairs Edit
Maytenus heterophylla subsp. arenaria Maytenus heterophylla subsp. arenaria N. Robson archives.nd.edu From the Latin arenarius meaning ‘sandy’ Edit
Chaenostoma fraternum Chaenostoma fraternum (Hiern) Thell. archives.nd.edu Edit
Crassula pustulata × fallax Crassula pustulata Toelken × fallax Friedrich archives.nd.edu Edit
Tricholaena rosea var. ruderalis Tricholaena rosea var. ruderalis Vanderyst archives.nd.edu From the Latin rudus = 'rubble'; any plant growing in poor or disturbed ground i.e. a 'weed' or '...Edit
Allophylus tessmannii Allophylus tessmannii Gilg ex Engl. archives.nd.edu Edit
Elaphoglossum deckenii archives.nd.edu Edit
Nemesia versicolor var. oxyceras Nemesia versicolor var. oxyceras Benth. archives.nd.edu From the Greek oxy = 'sharp' (or less frequently 'acid') and ceras = 'horn' Edit
Hypodematium crenatum var. crenata archives.nd.edu From the Latin crenatus = ‘notched' or 'battlemented', like the wall of a castle Edit
Pellaea pectiniformis archives.nd.edu Edit
Blumea gariepina Blumea gariepina DC. archives.nd.edu Named after the Orange (Gariep) River on the northern boundary of South Africa from which this...Edit

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