Observations in the Family: Boraginaceae

Common Name: Borages or Waterleaf

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Honeycup (Codon royenii) with Honey Bee (Apis mellifera scutellata)

2016 09 114
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Location: Akkedis Pass, Namakwa
Observed: 7th September 2016
Added: 24th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Lobostemon

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: 32, Piet Retief St
Observed: 22nd September 2016
Added: 24th September 2016
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Found in disturbed Swartland Shale Renosterveld

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Large plant with small flowers

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By: cmerry
Botanical Society of South AfricaCrew (Cape Peninsula)Friends of Silvermine Nature AreaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: West Coast National Park
Observed: 28th August 2016
Added: 18th September 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

flowers still opening.

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Purple hairy

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Location: Helderberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 17th September 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

As part of a soil seed bank study, this hairy species emerged from a soil sample taken from a patch last burnt in 2015.

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Lobostemon

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By: outrampsmarge
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOutramps
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Location: Potberg hut, De Hoep Nature Reserve
Observed: 24th August 2016
Added: 17th September 2016
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
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Description:

Shrub. Soft, hairy leaves. Many tubular blue flowers streaked with purple lines. Hairy calyx.

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Unidentified Flora

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By: Werner van Biljon
Location: Unnamed Road, Far North
Observed: 11th September 2016
Added: 16th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Shrub always growing in close vicinity to Adansonia digitata. Produces bright red berries, +-8mm in diameter.

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Lobostemon paniculatus

Lobostemon paniculatus
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Rooiberg Conservancy
Observed: 10th September 2016
Added: 14th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Echiostachys - Somerset West

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By: carina l
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Location: Speelpark, Somerset-Wes
Observed: 11th September 2016
Added: 11th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Redlisted as Vulnerable
Around 10 plants.
Threats: Vehicled driving and parking in park, mowing, alien grass.

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Alien blue-purple

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By: WendyP
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Protea Atlas Project
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Location: The Glen
Observed: 9th August 2016
Added: 4th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Description:

A scruffy straggling plant, initially erect till there are more stems then sprawling. Flowers blue-purple-pink. Stems hairy. Leaves clustering and bright green.

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Blue flower

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Location: iMpendle Nature Reserve
Observed: 15th November 2012
Added: 31st August 2016
Likely ID: Boraginaceae
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Steep hillside scattered with boulders, moribund grass not burned in last two years. This plant grew next to a boulder.

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Lobostemon belliformis

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By: outramps
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Location: Southern Cape
Observed: 14th July 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
Description:

Redlisted as Critically Endangered. Only known locality

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Cape Lilac

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By: adriaan_grobler
Botanical Society of South AfricaCentre for African Conservation EcologyCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Van Stadens
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Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Lobostemon fruticosus

Lobostemon fruticosus
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: Doringrivier west of Zebra
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 17th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Lobostemon sp.

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Location: Vrolijkheid ramble
Observed: 16th August 2016
Added: 17th August 2016
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

This southish-facing slope was covered with Lobostemon and Eriocephalus.

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Richtersveld doringrosie

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By: magrietb
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSeaKeysSpider Club of South Africa
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Observed: 7th August 2016
Added: 16th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Compact shrubs looked surprisingly juicy in the otherwise very dry landscape.

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Unassuming Lobostemon

SAM_5141 (2) [Grey Lobostemon (Lobostemon glaucophyllus)]
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Location: Helderberg, Lower Slopes
Observed: 20th October 2013
Added: 8th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Short, straggly plant, only 20cm high or so.

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Blue Lobostomon - Kogelbaai

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By: carina l
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Location: Klipspringer Trail, Kogel Bay, Steenbras NR
Observed: 30th July 2016
Added: 1st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Lobostemon fruticosus

Lobostemon fruticosus
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Perdepoort
Observed: 22nd July 2016
Added: 28th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Sporty lobo

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Silcrete tables north of Perdepoort East
Observed: 22nd July 2016
Added: 26th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

The only white specimen seen amongst squillions of blue ones, and, most interestingly, the only one attracting any insects.

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Pink Agtdaegeneesbush

Pink Agtdaegeneesbush
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: Saddle to Oppelskop patch
Observed: 24th July 2016
Added: 25th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Grey Agtdaegeneesbush

Grey Agtdaegeneesbush
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: Saddle to Oppelskop patch
Observed: 24th July 2016
Added: 25th July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Lobostemon

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Wolsely Common
Observed: 16th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Description:

Erect branched shrub to 1m

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Blou Agtdaegeneesbos

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Location: De Wetshof Estate, Trail in Progress
Observed: 4th July 2016
Added: 18th July 2016
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Fairly tall Lobostemon (just over 1m), with several robust branches sprouting from a single basal stem.

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Puzzle bush

Puzzle bush
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Makhava, Swaziland
Observed: 14th September 2015
Added: 22nd June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Lobostemon sanguineus

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By: outramps
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Location: Potberg in De Hoop
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 16th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Redlisted as Vulnerable

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Lobostemon strigosus

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By: jillblignaut
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Location: Langeberg Survey: 36SH Stonehaven cottage
Observed: 8th October 2009
Added: 4th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Lobostemon

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Location: Klipberg Ridge SE of Koningsrivier
Observed: 2nd June 2016
Added: 3rd June 2016
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Saw about 10 plants on our walk

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Puzzle bush, Deurmekaarbos

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 13th December 2015
Added: 21st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Trichodesma

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By: FR de Villiers
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Rietvlei dam
Observed: 30th September 2015
Added: 10th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Another forget-me-not? (Lighter in color)

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By: Sophie.C
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 8th April 2016
Added: 4th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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