Observations in the Family: Asparagaceae

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

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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Erio alcicorne

Eriospermum alcicorne - flats
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Kareeberg flats
Observed: 30th July 2009
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
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prominent enations on lf

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Mother-in law's tongue on Soutpansberg

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By: Wynand Uys
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Location: Hamasha Camp, Leshiba, Soutpansberg
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
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A colony in a pocket of sandy soil on a rocky ridge.

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Asparagus virgatus

 Asparagus virgatus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Kouga Wildenis
Observed: 24th September 2013
Added: 23rd January 2015
Identifications:1
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Eriospermum flavum

Eriospermum flavum 540m
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Rietrivier - Langeberg
Observed: 27th April 2008
Added: 18th January 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

either this sp or a new species. Single, terete lf. Arid sandstone, locally common at 540m

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Asparagus asparagoides

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, small forest patch N of cabins
Observed: 11th March 2006
Added: 18th January 2015
Identifications:1
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Shrub. Wooded rock outcrop in open sourveld grassland.

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Katdooring

Asparagus (1)
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Location: Koeskopfontein Kloof
Observed: 7th January 2015
Added: 13th January 2015
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
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Asparagus retrofractus

 Asparagus retrofractus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 12th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Robust asparagus

Robust Asparagus
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Location: Aerial Board Walk
Observed: 4th January 2015
Added: 10th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Eriospermum porphyrium

 Eriospermum porphyrium
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Roderick Hill Bloemfontein
Observed: 6th January 2013
Added: 9th January 2015
Identifications:1
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Eriospermum corymbosum

 Eriospermum corymbosum
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Roderick Hill Bloemfontein
Observed: 6th January 2013
Added: 9th January 2015
Identifications:1
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Eriospermum kiboense

 Eriospermum kiboense
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Roderick Hill Bloemfontein
Observed: 19th December 2014
Added: 7th January 2015
Identifications:1
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Eriospermum

5th Jan 2015
By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Kloof Corner, Table Mountain National Park
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 7th January 2015
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Found growing in some soil I took from TM in May 2013 (see http://www.ispotnature.org/node/515414)
Pic 2 shows the stem, I don't think the dead leaves belong to it.
Pic 3 taken in June 2014, perhaps it belongs to the single leaf.

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Asparagus sp

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Location: Penhill estate
Observed: 24th October 2014
Added: 3rd January 2015
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Asparagus suaveolens

 Asparagus suaveolens
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Roderick Hill Bloemfontein
Observed: 30th December 2014
Added: 30th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Eriospermum

Eriospermum
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Oribi Loop
Observed: 20th December 2014
Added: 28th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Asparagus sp.

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Location: Milnerton
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 23rd December 2014
Identifications:1
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Sansevieria hyacinthoides

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Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 20th November 2014
Added: 12th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Eriospermum bifidum

 Eriospermum bifidum
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Leeukloof
Observed: 21st November 2014
Added: 8th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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one leaf bulb?

PH_P3_one leaf bulb
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Location: Penhill Estate (Penhill Conservation Area)
Observed: 24th October 2014
Added: 10th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Eriospermum zeyheri

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By: _Jessica
Observed: 17th April 2013
Added: 7th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Asparagus

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By: Brittany
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Betty's Bay
Observed: 12th November 2014
Added: 19th November 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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By: Ryanbrodo
Location: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Breede River DC
Observed: 17th October 2014
Added: 18th November 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asparagus setaceus

Asparagus setaceus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Mosslands Two River Trail
Observed: 27th September 2014
Added: 15th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Asparagus retrofractus

Asparagus retrofractus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Mosslands Two River Trail
Observed: 27th September 2014
Added: 15th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Asparagus striatus

 Asparagus striatus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Mosslands Two River Trail
Observed: 27th September 2014
Added: 15th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Dracaena with broad leaves

Dracaena with broad leaves
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Location: Grunter St, St Lucia
Observed: 27th September 2014
Added: 15th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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By: Ryanbrodo
Location: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Breede River DC
Observed: 7th October 2014
Added: 11th November 2014
Identifications:1
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KJKJ­
By: Ryanbrodo
Location: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Breede River DC
Observed: 7th October 2014
Added: 11th November 2014
Identifications:1
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By: Ryanbrodo
Location: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Breede River DC
Observed: 7th October 2014
Added: 11th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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KJKJ­
By: Ryanbrodo
Location: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Breede River DC
Observed: 7th October 2014
Added: 11th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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