Observations in the Order: Asparagales

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16:31

flowers etc.
By: Linkie
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Helderberg Nature Reserve Rd, Helderberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 4th September 2015
Added: 4th September 2015
Identifications:1
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Stemless geophyte about 5cm in height. Lance shaped leaves. Stamens far shorter than the stigma. Flower with a yellow eye. Growing in an area burnt during a controlled burn earlier this year.

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Delicate Pink Morea

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By: Jeffrey GroenewaldJeffrey Groenewald’s reputation in PlantsJeffrey Groenewald’s reputation in PlantsJeffrey Groenewald’s reputation in Plants
Location: Helderberg, Lower Slopes
Observed: 30th August 2015
Added: 4th September 2015
Identifications:1
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White flower

Unknown - Du Toit's Kloof Pass
By: Sheila Robinson
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Du Toit's Kloof Pass
Observed: 27th December 2014
Added: 4th September 2015
Identifications:1
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Iridaceae

Iridaceae
By: Deidre KoopmanDeidre Koopman’s reputation in PlantsDeidre Koopman’s reputation in Plants
Location: Hantam NBG, porcupine trail
Observed: 23rd August 2015
Added: 4th September 2015
Likely ID: Iridaceae
Identifications:1
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Ferraria

ferraria
By: Deidre KoopmanDeidre Koopman’s reputation in PlantsDeidre Koopman’s reputation in Plants
Location: Hantam NBG,Maaierskloof
Observed: 29th August 2015
Added: 4th September 2015
Identifications:2
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Moraea

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: R364, West Coast DC
Observed: 1st September 2015
Added: 4th September 2015
Likely ID: Moraea miniata
Identifications:1
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Description:

Plants 40cm, leaves channeled, lying on ground.

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Blue Romulae

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: R364, West Coast DC
Observed: 1st September 2015
Added: 4th September 2015
Likely ID: Romulea
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Description:

Small plants 5cm. Leaves narrow, grooved, slightly hairy and sand adheres to them.
Growing in sandy soil.

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Moraea

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: R364, West Coast DC
Observed: 1st September 2015
Added: 4th September 2015
Likely ID: Moraea demissa
Identifications:2
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Plants approx 40cm tall, flowers opening in afternoon

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Gladiolus

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: Pakhuis Pass, West Coast DC
Observed: 1st September 2015
Added: 4th September 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Plants approx 40cm. leaf sheathing stem and dark in colour, midrib thickened.
Course sandy soil on plateau.
Individuals uncommon but scattered consistently around.

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Blue and creamy brown gladioli

Gladiolus gracilis  Papegaaiberg 4
By: Stanley RidgeStanley Ridge’s reputation in PlantsStanley Ridge’s reputation in Plants
Location: Papegaaiberg
Observed: 18th July 2011
Added: 4th September 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

A small colony of these Gladioli with both colours intermixed. Photos taken in 2011, but colony seen most recently 2014.

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Yellow gladiolus

Gladiolus carinatus gold 1
By: Stanley RidgeStanley Ridge’s reputation in PlantsStanley Ridge’s reputation in Plants
Location: Onderpapegaaiberg Stellenbosch
Observed: 27th August 2015
Added: 4th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

First yellow observed by me on Papegaaiberg in 43 years. Blue and creamy brown Gladioli of similar growth pattern are found on the mountain.

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Scadoxus

Scadoxus
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Robinson's Bush
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:3
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Babiana?

Babiana?
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Location: Mfazana Hide
Observed: 30th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Lapeirousia

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By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Wuppertal
Observed: 20th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
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Ruddy Asparagus

Asparagus rubicundus - Theescombe 01
By: adriaan_grobler
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Van Stadens
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Location: Theescombe Wildflower Reserve, Port Elizabeth, EC
Observed: 15th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Bulbinella

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By: gregnicolson
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Location: Pakhuis Pass, West Coast DC
Observed: 1st September 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Plants approx 50cm, fiborous sheath at base, leaves narrow and channeled.

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Lachenalia

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: Pakhuis Pass, West Coast DC
Observed: 1st September 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Likely ID: Lachenalia
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Plants up to 15cm

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Lapeirousia

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: Dirt Road Clanwilliam to Citrusdal, West Coast DC
Observed: 3rd September 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Plants 10cm tall, in large colonies in damp sandy soil.

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Pterygodium

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By: gregnicolson
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Location: Dirt Road Clanwilliam to Citrusdal, West Coast DC
Observed: 3rd September 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Orange everywhere

0P moraea flaccida biedo
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Biedouw Valley
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

These moraeas were common from Matjiesrivier to Travellers Rest - about 75km

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Purple cabong

0P Lapeirousia jacquinii cabong
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Biedouw Valley
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
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White cabong

0P Lapeirousia divaricata biedo
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Biedouw Valley
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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A painted lady

0P gladiolos ereb
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Eselbank Ereboog
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Likely ID: Gladiolus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Tiny bulbine

0P bulbine 1 ereb
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Eselbank Ereboog
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Description:

Growing in deep shade amongst boulders

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Stars

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 2nd September 2015
Added: 2nd September 2015
Likely ID: Trachyandra
Identifications:1
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Albuca

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 2nd September 2015
Added: 2nd September 2015
Identifications:1
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Bulb

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 2nd September 2015
Added: 2nd September 2015
Likely ID: Moraea
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Pretty Freesia

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 2nd September 2015
Added: 2nd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Long spider like legs

Spider orchird
By: Nolufefe Mzondi
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Karwyderskraal
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 2nd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Narrow petals as legs of a spider

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Lachenalia mutabilis (Bontviooltjie)

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By: ValerieRobinson
Location: Caledon
Observed: 2nd September 2015
Added: 2nd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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