Observations in the Family: Asparagaceae

Common Name: Asparaguses or Behnias or Dragontrees or Hostas or Lilyofthevallies or Woolseeds

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Asparagus sp

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Location: Grootfontein ADI, Middelburg EC
Observed: 12th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Coming up in the krans

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Location: Krans Nature Reserve, McGregor
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Many of these seen coming up in the krans
Sub-habitat: Robertson Karoo

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Please help with ID on this plant.

Plant ID
By: Tyrone Mckendry
Location: Land Rover Experience, Johannesburg, Gauteng
Observed: 23rd March 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Likely ID: Sansevieria
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:5
Description:

I found these plants which look like succulents but I can't seem to find them in any of my field guides. Help would be much appreciated!

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Heads of tiny 5-petalled flowers

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Location: Krans Nature Reserve, McGregor
Observed: 25th April 2016
Added: 25th April 2016
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

Sub-habitat: Robertson Karoo
Just about the only flower to be seen in the krans at the moment apart from the odd, lone oxalis

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Eriospermum

Eriospermum
By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: West of Bulletrap Springbok, Namakwa
Observed: 22nd April 2016
Added: 25th April 2016
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Asparagus

Asparagus
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Location: Skulpiesbay NR
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Eriospermum cordiforme

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Location: Perdepoort West
Observed: 22nd April 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Ground-hugger

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Location: Dam walk, McGregor
Observed: 12th September 2015
Added: 22nd April 2016
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Sub-habitat: Robertson Karoo

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Flowering bush

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Location: J.P. Briers Louw Nature Reserve
Observed: 23rd August 2014
Added: 21st April 2016
Likely ID: Asparagus ovatus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Crazy leaf

Eriospermum cf alcicorne (3)
By: Dewidine
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen Sebenza
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Location: Nieuwefontein, Richmond
Observed: 12th April 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Dense Asparagus

Dense Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Wild Coast Trail: Mgazi to Mbazwa Rivers - beach walks
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asparagus

Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Wild Coast Trail: Gxwaleni to Ntloloba Rivers beach
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 15th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Dragontree

Dragontree
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
Plants expert
Location: Wild Coast Trail: Bulolo to Gxwaleni Rivers walk
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 15th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Dragontree

Dragontree
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
Plants expert
Location: Wild Coast Trail: Bulolo to Gxwaleni Rivers walk
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 15th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Largeleaf Dragontree

Largeleaf Dragontree
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Second Beach Port St Johns
Observed: 13th March 2016
Added: 14th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Largeleaf Dragontree

Largeleaf Dragontree
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Dwesa coastal track Kobole estuary to Dwesa Point
Observed: 12th March 2016
Added: 14th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Largeleaf Dragon Tree

Largeleaf Dragon Tree
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Ngoma River Dwesa
Observed: 10th March 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Largeleaf Dragon Tree

Largeleaf Dragon Tree
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
Plants expert
Location: Dwesa cottages
Observed: 10th March 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Unbeknown

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Location: Setlaarspark, Port Elizabeth
Observed: 7th April 2016
Added: 8th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Asparagus

Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Morgans Bay to Kei River Mouth
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 6th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Asparagus

Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
Plants expert
Location: Morgans Bay to Kei River Mouth
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 6th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Dracaena providing shelter for the beetle

Dracaena providing shelter for the Yellow Zulucoast Chafer
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 5th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asparagus rubicundus

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By: outramps
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Romanskraal in the Langeberg
Observed: 21st March 2016
Added: 30th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Green Carpet (Hole-Wall)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Hole in the Wall
Observed: 16th January 2016
Added: 28th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Asparagus

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Location: Lynnwood Glen, Pretoria, South Africa
Observed: 24th March 2016
Added: 24th March 2016
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asparagus densiflorus

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By: outramps
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Robberg Coastal Corridor Roodefontein 440 ptn 45
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 18th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asparagus rubicundus

Asparagus rubicundus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: RCC Roodefontein 440 Ptn 45
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 15th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Asparagus densiflorus

 Asparagus densiflorus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: RCC Roodefontein 440 Ptn 45
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 15th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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plant

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By: silviakirkman
Location: Helderberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 21st May 2013
Added: 10th March 2016
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

wild asparagus type plant, has little thorns. Only photo I have.

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Asparagus

Asparagus
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Location: Skulpiesbay NR
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 8th March 2016
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

pale green shrub, white stems, straight spines, 80 cm high, branches do not show a tendency to climb

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