Observations in the Family: Asparagaceae

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

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Bulb

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 14th February 2017
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Cape Asparagus

Cape Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
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Plants expert
Location: Porcupine Trail Hantam
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Cape Asparagus

Cape 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: Spiderweb Trail Hantam
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Dragon-tree

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By: timvn
CREW (Eastern Cape)
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Location: Featherstone Kloof, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Observed: 12th February 2017
Added: 13th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Foxtail Asparagus

Foxtail Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Waterval track - east of cottages
Observed: 7th August 2016
Added: 12th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Asparagus

Asparagus
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Location: Bronkhorstspruit
Observed: 27th December 2016
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:2
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Delightful low level creeper

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By: StevenJon
Location: Millstream Farm Dullstroom
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Found growing in the rocky outcrop thickets at high altitude +/-1950-2000 m a.s.l.

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Which Asparagus?

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By: Stevo
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Swartdam, east slope, Porseleinberg, Riebeek-Kasteel
Observed: 23rd August 2016
Added: 7th February 2017
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Woollyseed

Woollyseed
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: Matsikammaberg track to summit before Taaksom turnoff
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 5th February 2017
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Stars and spikes

Exploding stars
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Location: Jagersfontein golf course, Free State
Observed: 29th January 2017
Added: 30th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

A small patch in one area, 5m x 5m. Plant has waxy spikes with apricot coloured pods that explode into stars.

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Some kind of bulb

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Observed: 25th January 2017
Added: 25th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Erio

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Location: Kosies
Observed: 21st August 2015
Added: 24th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Red leaves

Red leaves
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Phillipskop Saddle trail lower slopes
Observed: 23rd October 2016
Added: 23rd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Redstem Asparagus

Redstem Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Phillipskop Waterfall trail Picnic Tree
Observed: 22nd October 2016
Added: 21st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Drakeboom?

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Location: Manie van der Schijff Botaniese Tuin
Observed: 8th January 2017
Added: 20th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Creeping Asparagus

Creeping Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Kalabaskraal E N7 twixt old road and railroad
Observed: 10th October 2016
Added: 18th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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where are your thorns ?

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By: PetraBroddle
Crew (Cape Peninsula)
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Location: Swartdam, east slope, Porseleinberg, Riebeek Kasteel
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 17th January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Holding me back ...

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By: PetraBroddle
Crew (Cape Peninsula)
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Location: Swartdam, east slope, Porseleinberg, Riebeek Kasteel
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 17th January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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No idea

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By: Alain Le gal
Location: Citrusdal
Observed: 23rd August 2016
Added: 12th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Eriospermum dregei

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By: AUDISSOU
Succulent Society of South Africa
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Location: R367, Redhouse
Observed: 15th September 2013
Added: 9th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Asparagus denudatus

Asparagus denudatus fls
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Elandsberg; NE cliffs
Observed: 13th December 2016
Added: 9th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

good name, as totally leafless; glaucous; sprawling on edge of dolerite scree; rare

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Asparagus ramosissima

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Elandsberg, n of Kliplaat R, s slope, 1
Observed: 12th December 2016
Added: 9th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

no spines; south facing slopes nr stream; scrambling

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Eriospermum paradoxum

Eriospermum paradoxum
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: Goegap Nature Reserve
Observed: 4th October 2016
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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One-leaf

Eriospermum cooperi (5)
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Clarens Conservancy
Observed: 31st December 2016
Added: 7th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Asparagus

Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Baywest Mall Offset
Observed: 27th July 2016
Added: 6th January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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white flower spike

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By: pgeorge
Location: Camdebo garden
Observed: 28th December 2016
Added: 1st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Eriospermum pubescens

Eriospermum pubescensMosselbay Airfield
By: AUDISSOU
Succulent Society of South Africa
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Location: Mosselbay
Observed: 29th September 2010
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Asparagus (7 Passes)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: 7 Passes (1)
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Asparagus species

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By: Watinyoka
Location: Kempiana Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Asparagus species scrambling among trees in mixed woodland. Very spiny stems.

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Asparagus

Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bracken Nature Reserve
Observed: 6th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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