Observations in the Family: Boraginaceae

Common Name: Borages or Waterleaf

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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String-of-stars

String-of-stars
By: Andrew Deacon
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: Watervals River
Observed: 4th November 2014
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Salvation Jane

Salvation Jane
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: Alphen Trail
Observed: 6th September 2014
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Heliotropium

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By: FR de Villiers
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Soetdoring Nature Reserve
Observed: 5th December 2014
Added: 6th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Comments:1
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These trees are plentiful in the area and most attractive

Cordia caffra, leaves with fruit
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Location: Bathurst, on a walk in the village
Observed: 23rd March 2015
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Large leafy trees.

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I hope this is Cordia?

Cordia caffra 15 - 6626 - 19,2,2015 (1)
By: yvettevanwijk
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Klasies River Mouth, Humansdorp region
Observed: 19th February 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

Tree possibly about 3 metres or more, in dense Milkwood dominated small forest patch. Large slightly drooping leaves. No flowers to be found.

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Trichodesma, Namibia

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Location: Kuiseb Pass
Observed: 6th March 2007
Added: 24th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Anchusa (?) in Rondebosch

P1060727y
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Location: Rondebosch, Cape Town
Observed: 27th September 2013
Added: 15th March 2015
Likely ID: Anchusa
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Dried dam plant

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: Dried Dam
Observed: 2nd March 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

Bottom of a dried out dam

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Heliotropium sp.

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, Siphiso campsite eastern end
Observed: 4th December 2011
Added: 22nd February 2015
Likely ID: Heliotropium
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Herb. Savanna/woodland

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Bloublommetjie

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Location: Manie van der Schijff Botaniese Tuin
Observed: 7th February 2015
Added: 19th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Orange berries

P1260602, klein
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Location: Manie van der Schijff Botaniese Tuin
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 15th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Heliotropium steudneri

heliotropium
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Location: Hoedspruit
Observed: 24th January 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:6
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Puzzle Bush on Soutpansberg

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By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Beginning Trail 9 Leshiba Wilderness
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 5th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Scraggly shrub on margin of a thicket near a drainage line.

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Unknown seedling

Unknown seedling
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Location: SE Swellendam
Observed: 12th February 2013
Added: 2nd February 2015
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

This photo was taken in summer (february 12th) in Silcrete Renostersveld vegetation SE of Swellendam.
I can't figure out what this seedling is.

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Cynoglossum sp.

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

Herb. Sourveld grassland

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Lobostemon fruticosus

Lobostemon fruticosus
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Heaven in the Langkloof
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 23rd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Boraginaceae [1740]

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Observed: 22nd December 2014
Added: 22nd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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pattersons's curse

HD_P4_O_PURPLEBUSH (3)
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Location: Haasendal
Observed: 29th September 2014
Added: 20th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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patterson's curse

PH_P1_salvia maybe
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Location: Penhill estate
Observed: 20th October 2014
Added: 20th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Lobostemon shrub

SL_P1_purple flower shrub
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Location: Safariland (old plantation)
Observed: 11th September 2014
Added: 12th January 2015
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Blue Heliotrope [1706]

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Location: Barberton
Observed: 19th December 2014
Added: 9th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Ehretia

Ehretia
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: R511, Elandsfontein 352-Jr
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 7th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Small tree

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Echium plantagineum

HD_P4_long hair herb (5)
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Location: Haasendal Conservation Area
Observed: 29th September 2014
Added: 4th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Heliotropium amplexicaule

 Heliotropium amplexicaule
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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Orange flower

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Location: Geelkop NR Elim
Observed: 21st December 2014
Added: 29th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Cynoglossum

Cynoglossum hispidum
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
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Lots of them flowering. Flowers very tiny and fruit very characteristically four-lobed and with protuberances.

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Cynoglossum

Cynoglossum austro-africanum
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Observed: 20th December 2014
Added: 28th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Anchusa capensis ...

Anchusa capensis
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Top of Lootsberg Pass
Observed: 9th December 2014
Added: 21st December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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SANParks HR Alien ID course 2014

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Location: false bay nature reserve (zeekoevlei section in billy`s block)
Observed: 28th November 2014
Added: 19th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Deep-rooted biennials, up to 1m high; leaves and stems covered with coarse, white hairs with bulbous bases. leaves: stem leaves small, sessile; basal rosette leaves large,petiolate or sessile. flowers: blue or purple, in one-sided racemes up to 300mm long, october-april. fruits: small nutlets.cultivated for: ornament; honeysource. invade: cultivated lands, pastures , roadsides. origin: europe and asia. invasive status: ruderal and agrestal weeds. declared weeds. herbicide registration. poisonous. irritant: skin (hairy stems)

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Milnerton lagoon

Pattersons curse-Echium plantagineum
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Location: Milnerton lagoon
Observed: 8th December 2014
Added: 15th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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