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 trichotomus ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLDSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Wuppertal-Eselbank Pass
Observed: 10th September 2016
Added: 12th January 2017
Identifications:1
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Blue Cynoglossum

Cynoglossum austro-africanum (1)
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Blesbok Loop, Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Observed: 2nd January 2017
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
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Patersons Curse

Patersons Curse
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: Bracken Nature Reserve
Observed: 6th December 2016
Added: 1st January 2017
Identifications:1
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Eightdaystohealthbush

Eightdaystohealthbush
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: Bracken Nature Reserve
Observed: 6th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
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Lithospermum papillosum

Lithospermum papillosum
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Elandsberg, nw rocks
Observed: 13th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

to 30cm, on dolerite, rocky areas

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Patersons Curse

Patersons Curse
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: Bracken Nature Reserve
Observed: 6th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Codon royenii

Codon royenii
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Location: Umdaus
Observed: 15th September 2008
Added: 29th December 2016
Likely ID: Codon royenii
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Deurmekaarbos

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Location: Skeerpoort
Observed: 26th December 2016
Added: 27th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Oral met vrugte, anders as vorige jare

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Boraginaceae

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By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Pietermaritzburg, Town Hill
Observed: 26th December 2016
Added: 26th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb c. 20 cm high, forming clumps in the grass.

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Unknown potential weed

Unknown potential weed
By: ClivebromPlants expert
Location: KZN
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 12th December 2016
Likely ID: Echium
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Herb

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Purple Weed

Purple Weed
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: Pretoria National Botanical Garden
Observed: 27th November 2016
Added: 4th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Purple Weed

Purple Weed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Beacon Road Poortview Roodepoort
Observed: 26th November 2016
Added: 4th December 2016
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: Fish Hoek Hospital surrounds - Nelson Road 17th Ave junction
Observed: 1st November 2016
Added: 3rd December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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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: Fish Hoek Hospital surrounds - Nelson Road park
Observed: 1st November 2016
Added: 3rd December 2016
Identifications:1
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Fuzzyballs

Fuzzyballs
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: Zaaihoek Wakkerstroom
Observed: 23rd November 2016
Added: 30th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Small Psychadelic Purple

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Location: UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 28th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Madeira Borage

Madeira Borage
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Silvermine about Noordhoek Manor
Observed: 28th October 2016
Added: 27th November 2016
Likely ID: Echium candicans
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Heliotropium tubulosum

Heliotropium tubulosum
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: Other road south of Augrabies national Park
Observed: 30th September 2016
Added: 21st November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Geology: Witwater Gneiss (biotite and garnet)
Vegetation: Blouputs Karoo Thornveld
In stream bed and shallow borrow pit.

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Pattersons Curse

Patterson's Curse Lower Kloof road
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Location: Lower Kloof Rd, Camps Bay
Observed: 2nd November 2016
Added: 17th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Echiostachys incanus

Echiostachys incanus
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Bosjemanskloof 3, Worcester
Observed: 16th November 2016
Added: 17th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

small population of about 30 plants on flat clays; likely to be lost to proposed new dam; burnt Feb 2016

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Flowering plant

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 14th November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Eightdaystohealthbush

Eightdaystohealthbush
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: Daskop Moddervalley Wemmershoek
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 12th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

veld just over 1 year old

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Trichodesma africanum

Trichodesma africanum
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: Daberas
Observed: 1st October 2016
Added: 9th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Codon royenii

Codon royenii
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: Daberas
Observed: 1st October 2016
Added: 9th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Purple Wonders

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By: savanna.fire
Location: Gansbaai
Observed: 6th November 2016
Added: 6th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
Description:

the most magnificent little elementals - perfect in every way - the bees are loving them - in between the explosion of Lagurus Ovatus, which I just learnt about today - thanks Tony!

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Lobostemon?

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By: Stevo
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Vlakkerug, Riebeek West, Swartland
Observed: 11th October 2016
Added: 5th November 2016
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Eightdaystohealthbush

Eightdaystohealthbush
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: Chapmans Peak Drive gulleys N Tollgate
Observed: 21st September 2016
Added: 28th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Sandpaper Bush (Ehretia amoena)

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Observed: 22nd October 2016
Added: 27th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Small tree. Savanna/woodland, semi-arid.

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Eightdaystohealthbush

Eightdaystohealthbush
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: Firebelt between Africander and Watsonia Roads Froggy Pond
Observed: 21st September 2016
Added: 27th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Small purple flowers

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By: Lulo Amahle MganiLulo Amahle Mgani’s reputation in PlantsLulo Amahle Mgani’s reputation in Plants
Location: Pietermaritzburg, Scottsville
Observed: 23rd October 2016
Added: 24th October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

It is a herb. Up to 200mm. Found on disturbed areas. Leaves deeply, finely dissected, clasping at base, hairy. Flowers in dense terminal clusters, mauve to blue or white

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