Observations in the Genus: Asclepias

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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Asclepias oreophila

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By: Ansell
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEzemvelo KZN Wildlife Honorary Officers (Ithala)Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
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Location: Southern Drakensberg
Observed: 5th January 2014
Added: 26th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Only 3 plants at this location

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Asclepias bicuspis

Asclepias bicuspis(5)_H.Mtshali
By: Hlengiwe Mtshali
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen SebenzaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Boston, Edgeware Farm.
Observed: 4th December 2014
Added: 30th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Asclepias cucullata

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, Logwaja viewpoint
Observed: 21st October 2008
Added: 2nd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland.

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?Asclepias

Asclepias navicularis (6)
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Location: Mthatha
Observed: 27th October 2014
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

sprawling stout herb c. 25 cm long

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exotic plant

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By: 207010811@cput.ac.za
Location: Driftsands Nature Reserve
Observed: 17th April 2015
Added: 17th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

five red petals with large yellow stamens, simple leaf and opposite arrangement with net veins. it was inflorescence, herbaceous stem (most likely because it was stiil young.)

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Plant

IMG_1192
By: bzungu
Cape Nature
Location: 163, Umzumbe St
Observed: 16th April 2015
Added: 17th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asclepias crispa

Whole plant
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Location: Witsand
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 9th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Asclepias

Asclepias
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Hamerkop Kloof
Observed: 7th March 2015
Added: 13th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Very slender herb

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Asclepias cucullata

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, near entrance gate
Observed: 17th October 2006
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Adscendens

adcending
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Elandsfontein 352-Jr
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Herb

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Asclepias aurea

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Observed: 22nd November 2009
Added: 21st February 2015
Likely ID: Asclepias aurea
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Asclepias species

Asclepias adsendens (?) Wakkerstroom 141231 MDH DSCN8652
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Location: Iann Drummond Bird Hide, Wakkerstroom
Observed: 31st December 2014
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asclepias

Asclepias
By: Somie
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen SebenzaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Pirie Mission
Observed: 6th November 2014
Added: 6th February 2015
Likely ID: Asclepias
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Asclepias gibba ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLDSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Fey Farm, Kokstad DC
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 5th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Small star-shaped bell-like flowers with 5 hairy petals (purple-ish exterior and yellow-green interior) with 5-point star inside

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Location: Bulwer Biosphere, Bulwer, KZN
Observed: 4th January 2015
Added: 2nd February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:6
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Asclepias

Asclepias albens (1)
By: Mbali Mkhize
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Observed: 12th November 2014
Added: 26th January 2015
Likely ID: Asclepias albens
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Asclepias

P1050167
By: Julie Braby
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Sani Pass, Mkhomazi Wilderness area
Observed: 16th November 2014
Added: 19th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Asclepias oreophila

Asclepias oreophila
By: Graham G
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Ramatsediso's Pass
Observed: 17th December 2014
Added: 7th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Low forb, circa 150mm tall. Rare high-altitude species.

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Asclepias xysmalobioides

Asclepias xysmalobioides
By: Graham G
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Umsilo Hut area, Ngele mountain range
Observed: 2nd January 2015
Added: 7th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Sprawling herb, mostly found near rock outcrops in open grassland.

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Sterretjies

Asclepias gibba
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Brandfort District
Observed: 25th December 2014
Added: 1st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Asclepias bicuspis

Asclepias bicuspis
By: Chris Wahlberg
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSea Coral AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Boston
Observed: 4th December 2014
Added: 22nd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Critically endangered. Hairy, single stemmed with leaves opposite and margins rolled under. Corona lobe appendages and pollinia diagnostic. This particular plant found by Mbali Mkhize of CREW, KZN node.

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Asclepias

dfrt 162
By: FR de Villiers
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Observed: 26th November 2014
Added: 22nd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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unknown

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By: dorothyo
Location: Table Mountain
Observed: 20th December 2014
Added: 5th January 2015
Identifications:4
Agreements:3
Comments:4
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Asclepias aurea

(Asclepias aurea) Kgaswane Mountain Reserve
By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Kgaswane Mountain Reserve
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 2nd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asclepias fulva

Asclepias fulva
By: Chris Wahlberg
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSea Coral AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Kwasoda, Hella Hella
Observed: 2nd November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Previously known as A. dregeana.

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Asclepias macropus

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By: Hlengiwe Mtshali
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen SebenzaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Ntsikeni Nature Reserve
Observed: 23rd January 2014
Added: 19th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asclepias crispa var. crispa

Asclepias crispa var. crispa
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Location: Greyton Nature Reserve
Observed: 16th November 2014
Added: 16th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Asclepias

P1040989
By: Julie Braby
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Sani Pass, Mkhomazi Wilderness area
Observed: 5th November 2014
Added: 9th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Plant

P1010024
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Location: Spruit St, Dullstroom
Observed: 8th November 2014
Added: 8th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asclepias albens

Asclepias albens
By: Graham G
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Red Desert Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th October 2014
Added: 30th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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