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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Star plant

P1050202
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Location: Krans Nature Reserve, McGregor
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 6th May 2016
Likely ID: Haworthia
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Leaves at the base of plant form a beautiful star-shape.
The only one of its kind that I have seen so far in the Krans.
Sub-habitat: Robertson Karoo

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Acrolophia cochlearis leaves

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By: Cape Ash
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Location: Reflections Eco Reserve western shore of Rondevlei
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 6th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

This orchid should flower between spring and summer.

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Watsonia in sand --> Watsandy

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By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Damara farm
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 6th May 2016
Likely ID: Watsonia
Identifications:1
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Description:

Growing in deep sandy soils. Leaves quite thick, with margins even more thickened.

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Plant with fleshy roots

Trachyandra
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Damara farm
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 6th May 2016
Likely ID: Trachyandra
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Growing in deep sandy soils. Plant has shallow, fleshy roots.

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Ruby Lachenalia

Lachenalia
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Damara farm
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 6th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Growing in sandy soils, area grazed by cattle. Very beautiful little plant.

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seeberg viewpoint

whiteflower
By: roefsispot
Location: wcnp
Observed: 3rd May 2016
Added: 5th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

small white flower on granite rock

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Drimia filifolia

Drimia 3
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Location: Harold Porter Plateau Path
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 5th May 2016
Likely ID: Trachyandra
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Tritoniopsis lata

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Location: Harold Porter Plateau Path
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 5th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Eriospermum fruit & seeds

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Location: Krans Nature Reserve, McGregor
Observed: 4th May 2016
Added: 5th May 2016
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Sub-habitat: Robertson Karoo

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Long 'n Thin (Kamies)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Kamieshoogte Pass (2)
Observed: 22nd March 2016
Added: 5th May 2016
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Gladiolus pillansii

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Location: Bainskloof pass
Observed: 3rd May 2016
Added: 4th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Evotella carnosa (Corycium carnosum)

 Evotella carnosa (Corycium carnosum)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Reflections Eco Reserve western shore of Rondevlei
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Likely ID: Evotella carnosa
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Trachyandra sp.

 Trachyandra sp.
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Reflections Eco Reserve western shore of Rondevlei
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Likely ID: Trachyandra
Identifications:1
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Comments:0
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Hypoxis sobolifera var. sobolifera

Hypoxis sobolifera var. sobolifera
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Reflections Eco Reserve western shore of Rondevlei
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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As skoonma kwaad is!!!

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By: The Bate's
Entomological Society of Southern AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Tzaneen
Observed: 2nd May 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Drimia

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By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: Onderplaas, Worcester
Observed: 31st March 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Likely ID: Drimia physodes
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

# 4619.

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Quiver Tree (Kamies)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Kamieshoogte Pass (1)
Observed: 22nd March 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:2
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Confusing plant

RSpecimensWATV-3152 (3)
By: Derick Damon
Cape Nature
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Location: Suurvlak Conservation Area
Observed: 14th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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The march flower

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Location: Madi-Madi Karoo Safari Lodge
Observed: 21st March 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Haemanthus coccineus

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Location: piketberg
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Boophone

Boophone disticha.mw
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Leopards trail Baviaanskloof
Observed: 25th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Bulbous geophyte. Leaves usually dry at flowering, many, in an upright fan, grey

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Empodium plicatum

Empodium plicatum 1
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Location: piketberg
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Brunsvigia bosmaniae

Brunsvigia bosmaniae 2
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Location: piketberg
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Empodium flexile?

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Location: Rooikat Trail, Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve
Observed: 2nd May 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Likely ID: Empodium flexile
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Has long, narrow pleated leaves. The flower "stalk" seems to be a floral tube. Flowers were 2-3cm in diameter.

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Amaryllidaceaea?

Plant 1 whole
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Location: Rooikat Trail, Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve
Observed: 2nd May 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

2 plants on either side of the Rooikat trail in a ravine. 2 big "tumblefruits" lying next to the 1 plant (about 50-60cm in diameter) Leaves broad (10-15cm?). Dead flower looks like it could have been red or deep pink
Sub-habitat: arid Robertson Karoo.

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Asparagus lignosus

Asparagus lignosus 1
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Location: piketberg
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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SBF 2

P1120504
By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Sleeping Beauty
Observed: 5th November 2008
Added: 30th April 2016
Likely ID: Aristea
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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SBF 1

P1120501
By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Sleeping Beauty
Observed: 5th November 2008
Added: 30th April 2016
Likely ID: Gladiolus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Branching Aloe flower

P1010662
By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Wilderness
Observed: 13th July 2007
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Stenoglottis

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 3rd April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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