Observations in the Family: Boraginaceae

Common Name: Borages or Waterleaf

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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)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Heaven in the Langkloof
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 23rd January 2015
Identifications:1
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Boraginaceae [1740]

01740
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Observed: 22nd December 2014
Added: 22nd January 2015
Identifications:1
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pattersons's curse

HD_P4_O_PURPLEBUSH (3)
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Location: Haasendal
Observed: 29th September 2014
Added: 20th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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patterson's curse

PH_P1_salvia maybe
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Location: Penhill estate
Observed: 20th October 2014
Added: 20th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Lobostemon shrub

SL_P1_purple flower shrub
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Location: Safariland (old plantation)
Observed: 11th September 2014
Added: 12th January 2015
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Blue Heliotrope [1706]

01706
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Location: Barberton
Observed: 19th December 2014
Added: 9th January 2015
Identifications:1
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Ehretia

Ehretia
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: R511, Elandsfontein 352-Jr
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 7th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Small tree

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Echium plantagineum

HD_P4_long hair herb (5)
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Location: Haasendal Conservation Area
Observed: 29th September 2014
Added: 4th January 2015
Identifications:1
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Heliotropium amplexicaule

 Heliotropium amplexicaule
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Roderick Hill Bloemfontein
Observed: 30th December 2014
Added: 30th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Orange flower

Unknown orange flower dec 21st 2014 -20141221-00481 (1)
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Location: Geelkop NR Elim
Observed: 21st December 2014
Added: 29th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Cynoglossum

Cynoglossum hispidum
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Oribi Loop
Observed: 20th December 2014
Added: 28th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Lots of them flowering. Flowers very tiny and fruit very characteristically four-lobed and with protuberances.

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Cynoglossum

Cynoglossum austro-africanum
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Observed: 20th December 2014
Added: 28th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Anchusa capensis ...

Anchusa capensis
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Top of Lootsberg Pass
Observed: 9th December 2014
Added: 21st December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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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
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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
Agreements:1
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Blom

IMG_3454c
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

White_Lobostemon1
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
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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112

IMG_6709
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
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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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
Comments:0
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KJKJ­
By: Ryanbrodo
Location: Suid-Agter-Paarl Road, Breede River DC
Observed: 7th October 2014
Added: 11th November 2014
Likely ID: Lobostemon
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Codon schenckii

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By: jcorriejcorrie’s reputation in Plants
Location: D2359, Erongo
Observed: 14th September 2014
Added: 7th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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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
Agreements:0
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