Observations in the Family: Boraginaceae

Common Name: Borages or Waterleaf

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SANParks HR Alien ID course 2014

SAM_0855
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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
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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
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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:2
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Myosotis

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By: FR de Villiers
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Observed: 26th November 2014
Added: 14th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Comments:2
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Purple Flowers

Purple Echium
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Location: ERF115971, Baden Powell Dr
Observed: 10th December 2014
Added: 11th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Blom

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Road D2701
Observed: 9th December 2014
Added: 9th December 2014
Likely ID: Heliotropium
Identifications:1
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Lithospermum papillosum

Lithospermum papillosum
By: Graham G
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Unnamed Road, Ugu District Municipality
Observed: 29th November 2014
Added: 1st December 2014
Identifications:1
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Tree white flowers

Plot19
By: Christa Custers
Location: 21, Bouwden Avenue
Observed: 20th November 2014
Added: 26th November 2014
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Puzzle bush

Puzzle bush (Ehretia rigida subsp. nervifolia) Wonderboom, Pretora North
By: Peter Warren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Wonderboom
Observed: 22nd November 2014
Added: 26th November 2014
Identifications:1
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Description:

(Ehretia rigida subsp. nervifolia) Wonderboom, Pretora North. On the banks of the fort at Wonderboom. Might therefore be planted. Subspecies by area. Not what I would call a small tree. Reference Gill and Engelbrecht P26.

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White_Lobostemon

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By: Caryl Logie
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFourcade Botanical Group
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Location: Posfontein, near Humansdorp
Observed: 6th October 2014
Added: 24th November 2014
Identifications:1
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Comments:1
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By: Ryanbrodo
Location: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Breede River DC
Observed: 17th October 2014
Added: 18th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Ehretia hottentotica (Hottentot Lilac)

 Ehretia hottentotica subsp. rigida (Hottentot Lilac)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: R335
Observed: 6th October 2014
Added: 17th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Deurmekaarbos

Deurmekaarbos
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: R325, Benede Oranje
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 16th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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By: Ryanbrodo
Location: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Breede River DC
Observed: 7th October 2014
Added: 11th November 2014
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
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Codon schenckii

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Location: D2359, Erongo
Observed: 14th September 2014
Added: 7th November 2014
Identifications:1
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Description:

Growing beside the White Lady track at Brandberg.

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Lobostemon

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By: Brittany
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Pella Rd, Malmesbury Farms
Observed: 5th October 2014
Added: 3rd November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Narrow-leaved heliotropium, Smalblaar-hamelstertjie 2

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 3rd March 2009
Added: 1st November 2014
Identifications:1
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Narrow-leaved heliotropium, Smalblaar-hamelstertjie 1

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 23rd March 2008
Added: 1st November 2014
Identifications:1
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Kalahari hamelstertjie 2

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 20th December 2006
Added: 1st November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Kalahari hamelstertjie 1

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 18th March 2007
Added: 1st November 2014
Identifications:1
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Ehretia rigida

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By: FR de Villiers
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Kloofendal
Observed: 16th September 2014
Added: 29th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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KBG_Ehretia rigida

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Location: Kaboega Farm
Observed: 10th October 2014
Added: 23rd October 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Myosotis sylvatica

Featherbed NR_KNY_jbaard_1410-15
By: _johanbaard
South African National Parks
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Location: Featherbed NR, Knysna
Observed: 18th October 2014
Added: 19th October 2014
Identifications:1
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Description:

300mm tall, exotic

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Echium plantagineum (Patterson's Curse)

Echium plantagineum (Patterson's Curse)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Fynbos Estate, Malmesbury
Observed: 10th October 2014
Added: 15th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

Natives of Europe and Asia, originally introduced to South Africa as ornamentals.

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Trichodesma africanum 2

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 21st September 2014
Added: 9th October 2014
Identifications:1
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Lobostemon near Mamre

Lobostemon fruticosus sf MamreRoad
By: outrampsandra
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Observed: 7th October 2014
Added: 9th October 2014
Identifications:1
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Hel_nel

Hel_nel
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Location: Unnamed Road, Mopani
Observed: 27th March 2014
Added: 8th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Lobostemon sp

Lobostemon sp_1410_1
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Location: Anysberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 1st October 2014
Added: 7th October 2014
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Cynoglossum lanceolatum?

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Location: Hawane, by main road near Borrell's Farm
Observed: 13th January 2006
Added: 6th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Help identifying this plant, i think its Patterson's curse but not sure

Unknown
By: lidds84
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Location: M63, Newlands
Observed: 20th February 2014
Added: 6th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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