Observations in the Family: Alliaceae

Common Name: Garlics

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Mauve Tulbaghia - Tsitsikamma

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By: carina l
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Location: tsitsikamma coast
Observed: 23rd December 2015
Added: 31st January 2016
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Description:

Smallish groups growing in shade near streams facing the coast. ID based on this obs http://www.ispotnature.org/node/768333 and the fact that the leaves are green and not glaucus as in T. violaceae var. violaceae.
Do both these species occur in the same area?

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Orange spike

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Location: Linda's Place
Observed: 28th January 2016
Added: 28th January 2016
Likely ID: Tulbaghia
Identifications:1
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Description:

The flower spike was +- 20cm, there was one long thin dry leaf attached.

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Garlic of the Sea

Tulbaghia maritima - Stormsriver 01
By: adriaan_grobler
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Location: Waterfall Trail, Stormsriver Mouth, EC
Observed: 31st December 2015
Added: 15th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

Locally common among rocks in forested areas close to the sea shore. At least 30 individuals counted along the trail. No immediate threats evident, although trampling by passing hikers might be a concern.

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Garlic?

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Location: Pretoria National Botanical Garden
Observed: 9th December 2015
Added: 11th December 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Approx. 25cm high, growing in the medicinal plants section of the botanical garden

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Flower & Skipper

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 9th December 2015
Added: 10th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

I know it as wild garlic

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Onion Weed (Joubertinia)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Joubertinia - Wab
Observed: 26th November 2015
Added: 7th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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JC21

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Location: Mariepskop
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 3rd December 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

Very small, inflorescence maybe 10cm in height, in partial shade inside a small clump of scrub.

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Wild Garlic

Tulbaghia acutiloba
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Location: Eldoraigne
Observed: 30th November 2015
Added: 30th November 2015
Identifications:2
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False Onion

False Onion
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Fairways Park - Fairways
Observed: 25th October 2015
Added: 30th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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False Onion

False Onion
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Fairways Park - Fairways
Observed: 25th October 2015
Added: 30th October 2015
Identifications:1
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White flower

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By: sue marsden
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 24th October 2015
Added: 28th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Flower visited by butterfly

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th October 2015
Added: 25th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Tulbaghia spp.

Tulbaghia violacea
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Location: NMMU Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th September 2015
Added: 30th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

leaves are long, narrow, strap-like and slightly fleshy. flower are pinkish mauve, long stalk.

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Uintjie

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Location: Waterkloof
Observed: 25th September 2015
Added: 27th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Hierdie plante slaan vanself op in beddings. Blomme vou saans toe.

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Three-angle Garlic

Three-angle Garlic
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Upper Kloof Road to Kloof Neck
Observed: 13th September 2015
Added: 20th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Three-angle Garlic

Three-angle Garlic
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Upper Kloof Road to Kloof Neck
Observed: 13th September 2015
Added: 20th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Three-angle Garlic

Three-angle Garlic
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Upper Kloof Road to Kloof Neck
Observed: 13th September 2015
Added: 19th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Namqua monster

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Skilpad Reserve, Namaqua N.P.
Observed: 5th September 2015
Added: 9th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Ht. 35cm

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Magenta garlic

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By: Linkie
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Location: Silwerboomkloof Reserve
Observed: 22nd August 2015
Added: 25th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Bulbous plant with very strong garlic smell. Up right growth. I had to bend it down to photograph the flowers as it was way above my head on the embankment. Only this one in flower but possibly more in the area.

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brown garlic

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Location: Worcester
Observed: 23rd August 2015
Added: 23rd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Tulbaghia violaceae

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By: Nanna
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Location: Pledge Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th December 2012
Added: 11th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Wild Garlic

Tulbaghia capensis Duckett Farm Darling Aug 15 (2)
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Location: Darling Ducket Farm
Observed: 1st August 2015
Added: 2nd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Having looked at the Cape Bulb encyclopedia, there are only 4 species in the Cape. I am sure that they are both Tulbaghia capensis even though they look different. According to Manning, the lobes of capensis are "deeply bifid".

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Garlicky

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By: Linkie
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Location: Whale Trail
Observed: 13th March 2015
Added: 22nd July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Bulbous plant with garlic smell when touched.

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Tulbaghia - Strand

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By: carina l
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Location: Morkel's Cottage, Strand
Observed: 11th June 2015
Added: 20th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Plants about 20 cm tall. Few in flower.

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Garlic

Alliaceae (1)
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Location: Richtersveld
Observed: 13th June 2015
Added: 15th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Tulbaghia

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Gouritsmond
Observed: 15th May 2015
Added: 17th May 2015
Likely ID: Tulbaghia
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Alphen Trail
Observed: 6th September 2014
Added: 8th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Alphen Trail
Observed: 6th September 2014
Added: 8th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Alphen Trail
Observed: 6th September 2014
Added: 8th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Alphen Trail
Observed: 6th September 2014
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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