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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Lobostemon

Lobo
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Paradise Coast Estate se 4, w of Pinnacle Pt
Observed: 22nd May 2017
Added: 23rd May 2017
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
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Description:

no fls; to 40cm, partly sprawling; on limestone; uncommon

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Forget-Me-Not

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Location: Serene Valley, Pretoria
Observed: 20th May 2017
Added: 21st May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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WHITE FLOWERS AND SILKY LEAVES

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Location: Waterberg Namibia
Observed: 4th July 2015
Added: 7th May 2017
Likely ID: Heliotropium
Identifications:1
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Thorny flowering bush

P1090766
By: Andrewm
Friends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Banks of the Orange River
Observed: 29th April 2017
Added: 6th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

On the banks of the Orange River, Richtersveld

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Enicostema axillare

H572C
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Location: Barberton Nature Reserve phase 2
Observed: 31st December 2013
Added: 26th April 2017
Likely ID: Lithospermum
Identifications:1
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Description:

Upright single or few stemmed herb, 15 cm; linear to lanceolate, opposite leaves, ligther green entire margin, leaves fold in along midvein; white flowers with green throats arranged in leaf axils,

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Lobostemon dorotheae??

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By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Near Clanwilliam
Observed: 31st August 2016
Added: 25th April 2017
Identifications:1
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Veldborrie

Lithospermum cinereum (2)
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Brandfort District
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 17th April 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Small shrublet with tiny white flowers and typical schizocarpic fruit with four one-seeded nutlets. Growing in beautiful open (albeit dry at the time) grassland.

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Patersons Curse

Patersons Curse
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Tygerberg Hill track from info centre to pine grove
Observed: 24th August 2016
Added: 16th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Lobostemon belliformis

Lobostemon belliformis
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Gouriqua
Observed: 3rd July 2015
Added: 11th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

Redlisted: CR

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Plant with purple/blue flowers

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Location: Pretoria National Botanical Garden
Observed: 9th April 2017
Added: 10th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Growing low on the ground, between the grass, approx. 20cm high

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Resprouting lobostemon - Vergelegen

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By: carina l
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Location: Vergelegen driehoek
Observed: 28th March 2017
Added: 9th April 2017
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
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Description:

Resprouting after fire in early January 2017.

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Blue flowers

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Location: Hartbeeskloof, Cederberg
Observed: 17th October 2014
Added: 29th March 2017
Identifications:1
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Shrub

Shrub
By: Gigi
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Location: Rockcliffe 3255-2525
Observed: 21st February 2017
Added: 16th March 2017
Identifications:1
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Heterophylla?

Heterophylla?
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: Brandvlei 3115_2525 -Skilderkrans
Observed: 27th February 2017
Added: 11th March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Lake Lyndhurst Species List

CREW Lake Lyndhurst 2015/02/25

Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic

Common Names	Vergeet-my-nie (a)
National Status
Keywords: BORAGINACEAE;CREW;DDT;Dicotyledons;Indigenous;Least Concern;Myosotis;Myosotis semiamplexicaulis
By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Lake Lyndhurst
Observed: 25th February 2017
Added: 11th March 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

CREW Lake Lyndhurst 2015/02/25

Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic. Common Names Vergeet-my-nie / Forget-me-not

BORAGINACEAE, CREW, DDT, Dicotyledons, Indigenous, Least Concern, Myosotis, Myosotis semiamplexicaulis

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Curses!

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By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Deer Park
Observed: 16th October 2015
Added: 10th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Mow me!

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By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Keysers View
Observed: 20th September 2016
Added: 9th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Just waiting for the mowers to kindly pick up the seeds and move them all over Cape Town

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We're cursed!

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By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Keysers View
Observed: 20th September 2016
Added: 9th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Eyebright

Eyebright
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: Great Seacow Gat 3125_2610
Observed: 23rd February 2017
Added: 9th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Sticky balls

Sticky balls
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: Great Seacow Gat 3125_2610
Observed: 23rd February 2017
Added: 8th March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Shrub

Shrub
By: Gigi
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Location: Rockcliffe 3255_2535
Observed: 21st February 2017
Added: 3rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Not a Crossberry

Not a Crossberry
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Rockcliffe 3255-2525
Observed: 21st February 2017
Added: 2nd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Lobostemon strigosus

P1280165
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Location: Swellendam
Observed: 23rd February 2017
Added: 2nd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Lobostemon gracilis

Lobo gracilis
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Riviersonderend Mts; Jonaskop rd, 980m flats
Observed: 15th February 2017
Added: 21st February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

to 80cm, about 50 plts in 5ha sandy vlakte; no evident threats; veld >20yrs old; endemic to an area between here Robertson and Worcester

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High-altitude flowers

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Malingoaneng
Observed: 31st January 2017
Added: 20th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

very beautiful!!!

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Paterson's curse

Flower
By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: The Bend near Nottingham Rd
Observed: 29th January 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

CREW 2017/01/29 The Bend

Growing on the path and uprooted by land owner. 0nly one seen. Another example of challenges faced by land owner especially in the lower reaches where there is considerable land degradation.

Ref Bromilow p246

Alien, CREW, Cara 1, Echium plantagineum, Nemba 1b, BORAGINACEAE

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Heliotrop

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By: WolfRoland
Lepidopterists' Society of Africa
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Location: Waterberg D2512
Observed: 21st January 2017
Added: 15th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Found in a vegetable garden at Constatia Village Shopping Centre

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By: TristanDuthie
Location: Constantia Village, Cape Town
Observed: 1st February 2017
Added: 13th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Purple Flower

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Unknown blue flowering plant

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By: StevenJon
Location: Millstream Farm Dullstroom
Observed: 7th February 2016
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Eightsdaystoheathbush

Eightsdaystoheathbush
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Waterval - Waterfall trail above pools to above waterfall on summit
Observed: 7th August 2016
Added: 10th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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