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

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By: Richard Adcock
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Location: Wolsely Common
Observed: 16th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
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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
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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
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Langeberg Survey: 36SH Stonehaven cottage
Observed: 8th October 2009
Added: 4th June 2016
Identifications:1
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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
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Description:

Saw about 10 plants on our walk

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Puzzle bush, Deurmekaarbos

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By: Alex Dreyer
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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
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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
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Brakganna (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 16th March 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Unknown tall blue flower clusters

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By: Sophie.C
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 30th March 2016
Added: 22nd April 2016
Identifications:1
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Ehretia

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Location: Addo National Park South
Observed: 17th April 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Lobostemon?

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Location: McGregor Koppies
Observed: 31st October 2015
Added: 15th April 2016
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Sub-habitat: Robertson Karoo
I have only come across this 1 plant

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Tree

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Wild Coast Trail: Bulolo to Gxwaleni Rivers walk
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 15th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Pretoria National Botanical Garden - Plant ID Please! :)

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By: jimmymac2
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Location: Pretoria National Botanical Garden
Observed: 26th March 2016
Added: 7th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Growing in shade.

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Blue Devil (R396)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R396 (13)
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 1st April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:6
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Alien Forget-me-not

Echium plantagineum ( Boston + flower + stamens )
By: Chris Wahlberg
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Location: Boston
Observed: 4th December 2014
Added: 17th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:3
Description:

Garden escapee; covered in coarse white hairs. Undesirable invasive weed, poisonous to livestock.

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Lobostemon fruticosus

Lobostemon fruticosus
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Herbertsdale Road R327
Observed: 26th February 2016
Added: 7th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Drakensberg Forget-me-not

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By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Witsieshoek - Sentinel
Observed: 22nd February 2016
Added: 1st March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

One meter high plant. Agrees with Pooley:MF 236.

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Utetheisa @ Heliotropum

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By: WolfRoland
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Location: Kieuw Game Ranch
Observed: 8th January 2014
Added: 21st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Echium plantagineum

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Location: Steenbras
Observed: 6th December 2015
Added: 18th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Lobostemon paniculatis

Lobostemon paniculatis
By: jillblignaut
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Location: Langeberg Mountain Survey: 11DKR
Observed: 1st September 2014
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Echium candicans

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Location: Simon's Town
Observed: 3rd December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Wegerichblättriger Natternkopf

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Location: Bothasig
Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Endemic Boraginaceae (Cape Provinces)

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Location: Tygerberg
Observed: 4th December 2015
Added: 11th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Echium plantagineum (Pattersons Curse)

Echium plantagineum (Pattersons Curse)
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: Fynbos Nature Reserve, Robberg Corridor
Observed: 23rd November 2012
Added: 4th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Eightdaystohealthbush

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: San Sebastian inland trail
Observed: 26th December 2015
Added: 1st January 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Unburned patch in young veld about 10 months

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Lithospermum papillosum

Lithospermum papillosum
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Cata Ridge 1700m
Observed: 8th December 2015
Added: 26th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

fairly common above 1600m, to 20cm

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weedy ?Boraginaceae

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By: Mavourneen
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Location: Pietermaritzburg, Msundusi Hospice
Observed: 23rd December 2015
Added: 23rd December 2015
Identifications:3
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Description:

Erect herb c. 30 cm high, fruits clinging like crazy to clothes.

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Burnet @ Ehretia

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By: WolfRoland
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Location: Hippo Pools Resort
Observed: 20th November 2015
Added: 13th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

as the flowers were sparsely open, there were only a few Burnets on this plant; leaves and especially peduncles quite hairy

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