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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Sanseveria

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Location: Hoedspruit
Observed: 1st March 2015
Added: 5th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Asparagus setaceus

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, picnic site area
Observed: 17th October 2006
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Asparagus densiflorus dt

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By: outramps
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Location: Robberg
Observed: 19th February 2015
Added: 24th February 2015
Identifications:1
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Sanseveira hyacinthoides

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, entrance gate
Observed: 2nd January 2013
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Herb. Savanna/woodland. Planted specimens, but found locally.

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Langbeenkatdoring (Heilbron)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: R34 Heilbron
Observed: 8th February 2015
Added: 17th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Asparagus

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By: vynbos
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Location: Rooihoogte, Cape Point
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 15th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Flat multileaflet

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 4th February 2015
Added: 5th February 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:3
Comments:9
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Eriospermum arachnoideum?, NE Knersvlakte

Eriospermum sp
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Location: West of Klipdrif, northern Knersvlate
Observed: 2nd May 2014
Added: 3rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Single prostrate leaf with bumps, but not hairy. In the range of arachnoideum, but doesn't quite fit with that species. Lovely leaf color well camouflaged on dolerite outcrop.

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Asparagus macowanii dt

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By: outramps
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Observed: 17th October 2014
Added: 3rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Sansevieria hyacinthoides (Mother-in-law's tongue)

 Sansevieria hyacinthoides (Mother-in-law's tongue)
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: 2nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Asparagus virgatus

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Location: Pine Valley, above road near small stream
Observed: 13th December 2007
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Rocky wooded streamline in sourveld grassland.

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Asparagus falcatus

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Location: Pine Valley, above road near small stream
Observed: 13th December 2007
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Herb. Wooded rocky streamline in sourveld grassland

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Eriospermum sp.

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Location: Pine Valley, above road near small stream
Observed: 13th December 2007
Added: 29th January 2015
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:2
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Description:

Fern. Sourveld grassland

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Asparagus sp.

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Location: Mhlambanyatsi area, waterfall NW of Enrich Dam
Observed: 24th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Wooded streambank, sourveld grassland, within timber plantation

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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
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

prominent enations on lf

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Mother-in law's tongue on Soutpansberg

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By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Hamasha Camp, Leshiba, Soutpansberg
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

A colony in a pocket of sandy soil on a rocky ridge.

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Asparagus virgatus

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By: Nicky vB
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Location: Kouga Wildenis
Observed: 24th September 2013
Added: 23rd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Eriospermum flavum

Eriospermum flavum 540m
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Rietrivier - Langeberg
Observed: 27th April 2008
Added: 18th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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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
Agreements:0
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Description:

Shrub. Wooded rock outcrop in open sourveld grassland.

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Katdooring

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Location: Koeskopfontein Kloof
Observed: 7th January 2015
Added: 13th January 2015
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Asparagus retrofractus

 Asparagus retrofractus
By: Nicky vB
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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
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Location: Roderick Hill Bloemfontein
Observed: 6th January 2013
Added: 9th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Eriospermum corymbosum

 Eriospermum corymbosum
By: Nicky vB
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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
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Location: Roderick Hill Bloemfontein
Observed: 19th December 2014
Added: 7th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Eriospermum

5th Jan 2015
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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
Comments:0
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Asparagus suaveolens

 Asparagus suaveolens
By: Nicky vB
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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
Agreements:0
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