Observations in the Order: Asparagales

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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Nerines

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By: Stevo
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Porseleinberg Riebeek Valley, Swartland
Observed: 24th April 2017
Added: 24th April 2017
Identifications:1
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Brunsvigia

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge CommonSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Cederberg - path to Bakleikraal from Kromrivier
Observed: 14th April 2017
Added: 24th April 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Mostly over, but a few still flowering.

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Eriospermum

Eriospermum
By: Gigi
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Area
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 24th April 2017
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:1
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Empodium plicatum

Empodium plicatum
By: Gigi
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Area
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 24th April 2017
Identifications:1
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Aloe cf microstigma near Louriesfontein

Aloe nr Louriesfontein
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Location: R355 near Louriesfontein
Observed: 14th April 2016
Added: 23rd April 2017
Identifications:1
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Cluster Disa Table Top

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By: Andrewm
Friends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Table Top
Observed: 16th April 2017
Added: 23rd April 2017
Likely ID: Disa ferruginea
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Lots growing around Cape Town at present.

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Meidestert (Lapeirousia silenoides)

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By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Klipfontein, Namakwa District Municipality
Observed: 25th August 2016
Added: 23rd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

Stunning but nothing more to add not shown in pictures.

Meidestert (Lapeirousia silenoides)

Eksteenfontein

References

Le Roux:WFN p46, No basal leaf seen.

Ref Namaqualand Four

PBS Lapeirousia

IRIDACEAE, Lapeirousia silenoides, Least Concern, Monocotyledons, , Indigenous

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Eriospermum paradoxum

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By: Knysna Wildflowers
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Kamanassie Middelplaas
Observed: 14th April 2017
Added: 22nd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Moraea ramosissima

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By: Knysna Wildflowers
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Kamanassie Peak SW Face
Observed: 16th April 2017
Added: 22nd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Haemanthus barkerae

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By: alexlansdowne
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Location: Akkerdam NR
Observed: 14th April 2016
Added: 22nd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

A few clumps - Large form.
Quite high up & near water.
Scat, digging and broken plants - seems like the Baboons had a good time in the area.

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Tankwa Crinum

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By: alexlansdowne
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Location: Roadside
Observed: 16th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Very far off from where I've seen it before.
Only winter rainfall member of this genus.
Less than ten clumps in riverbed.
Some covered by road dirt.

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Pink Haemanthus colour morph!

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By: alexlansdowne
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Location: NWV
Observed: 13th April 2016
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

My first pink Haemanthus mutant!
Not too sure of species.
Peduncle: slightly hairy, slightly spotty.
Dried leaves no use.

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Strumaria discifera ssp. bulbifera

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By: alexlansdowne
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Location: Rondeberg Road
Observed: 15th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Many on shallow soils around koppie, and between rocks.

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Brunsvigia striata

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By: alexlansdowne
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Location: Roadside
Observed: 13th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Disturbed wetland. A few plants.

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Haemanthus crispus

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By: alexlansdowne
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Location: Klawer Engen
Observed: 14th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Few seen. Threats: Litter & Trash; Dumping: Invasive Grass.
Could be more on neighbouring property.

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Bulbine favosa

Bulbine favosa
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Area
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Watsonia tabularis

Watsonia tabularis
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Area
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Tulbaghia alliacea

Tulbaghia alliacea
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Area
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
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Pauridia maybe

Pauridia maybe
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Dam Area
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Gladiolus brevifolius

Gladiolus brevifolius
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Area
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Haemanthus

Haemanthus
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Area
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Likely ID: Haemanthus
Identifications:1
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Bulbine alooides

Bulbine alooides
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Area
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 21st April 2017
Identifications:1
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Kanniedood

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By: Andrewm
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Location: Observatory Cape Town
Observed: 17th April 2017
Added: 20th April 2017
Likely ID: Haworthia pumila
Identifications:2
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Description:

According to the hearbalists it is used for dispelling negative energy.
This is the name the herbalists gave me., but is not the kannidood that is the common name for Aloe verigata on i-spot.

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Tritonia

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By: FR de Villiers
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Suikerbosrand nature reserve
Observed: 27th December 2016
Added: 20th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Hessea in burned area

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge CommonSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Cederberg - Algeria-Dwarsrivier Road
Observed: 16th April 2017
Added: 20th April 2017
Likely ID: Hessea monticola
Identifications:1
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Description:

Hundreds of these Hessea flowers in the burned veld.

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Fruiting

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSeaKeys
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Rd, Simon's Town
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 20th April 2017
Likely ID: Tulbaghia (P)
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

veld 4 months old

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Orange Wat

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By: vynbos
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Rd, Simon's Town
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 20th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

veld 4 months old

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Yellow Pox

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By: vynbos
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Rd, Simon's Town
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 20th April 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Description:

veld 4 months old

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Ruby Lax

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By: vynbos
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Rd, Simon's Town
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 20th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

veld 4 months old

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Yellow Spraxis

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By: vynbos
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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Rd, Simon's Town
Observed: 18th April 2017
Added: 20th April 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Felt ~6months old.

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