Observations in the Family: Brassicaceae

Common Name: Cabbages

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Heliophila subulata

 Heliophila subulata
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: Reflections Eco Reserve western shore of Rondevlei
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Heliophyla sp?

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By: _Paul
Location: Meadowridge common
Observed: 5th October 2012
Added: 11th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Blue flower?

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By: _Paul
Location: Tokai park
Observed: 31st August 2014
Added: 8th April 2016
Identifications:2
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Heliophila

Heliophila sp wdiespread base of hills Dec 2105 (4)
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Location: 1kleynhagelkraal above house
Observed: 1st January 2016
Added: 6th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Description:

Long wand-like stems and long seedpods

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Heliophila

H177
By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Inhlosane
Observed: 16th December 2015
Added: 26th March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Another Helio species

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 22nd March 2016
Added: 26th March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Helio

Helio
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Location: R305
Observed: 19th February 2016
Added: 21st February 2016
Identifications:1
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Heliophila

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Location: Silver mine
Observed: 7th December 2015
Added: 21st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Flower in West Coast NP

Flower in West Coast NP
By: scottnramsay
Location: West Coast NP
Observed: 21st August 2012
Added: 17th February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Heliophila cornuta var. squamata

 Heliophila cornuta var. squamata
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Heaven in the Langkloof
Observed: 28th September 2015
Added: 11th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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yellow flower

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Location: UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 25th January 2016
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Sorry for poor quality photo's

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Heliophila elongata

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By: outramps
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Location: Doringriver East in the Outeniquas
Observed: 20th November 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Tossed up elongata and pendula

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Heliophila scoparia var aspera

Heliophila scoparia var aspera
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Krom River Pk s slope
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 2nd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

single plant on south facing cliff ledge in full shade; to 50cm; shale

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? Sinapis, Erucastrum etc

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Location: Bothasig
Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 2nd February 2016
Identifications:3
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Description:

Foliage reminds of Sinapis alba, but fruit and flowers are very different.

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? Heliophila cf subulata

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Location: Bothasig
Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 2nd February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

No better pictures - sorry. Maybe the pods can tell something?

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Heliophila linearis

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Location: Silver mine
Observed: 7th December 2015
Added: 29th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Pale Heliophila rigidiuscula

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By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Umngeni Nature Reserve, Howick
Observed: 9th January 2016
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

About one meter high with flowers 115mm. Most iSpot observation are deeper colour. References Pooley:KZN p46 (leaves used as spinach, must be very hard up), Manning:WFSA p 194/

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Awl Sunspurge

Heliophila subulata - Greenshields Park 01
By: adriaan_grobler
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Location: Greenshields Park, Port Elizabeth, EC
Observed: 15th August 2015
Added: 20th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Lepidium didymum - Alien

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Location: Blowfish
Observed: 27th November 2015
Added: 18th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Heliophila linearis

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Location: Brenton on Sea
Observed: 26th December 2015
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Common in dune scrub on undeveloped plots in suburbia

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Schötchenfrüchtiger Kreuzblütler

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By: Rolf T BorlinghausRolf T Borlinghaus’s reputation in PlantsRolf T Borlinghaus’s reputation in PlantsRolf T Borlinghaus’s reputation in PlantsRolf T Borlinghaus’s reputation in Plants
Location: Tygerberg
Observed: 4th December 2015
Added: 11th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Helio

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola Beach, Sedgefield
Observed: 15th December 2015
Added: 5th January 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
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Description:

Leaves are needle like.
Previous post of Heliophila, with flat leaves, was I.D.ed as a Lanceleaf Sunflax. These leaves ore rounded needles.

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Heliophila subulata

 Heliophila subulata
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: 6th August 2011
Added: 3rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wild radish

Raphanus raphanistrum 4 Braeside
By: Ingrid Nanni
Early Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBISouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Braeside
Observed: 30th December 2015
Added: 30th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Brassic

Brassic
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: Haarwegskloof house field
Observed: 25th December 2015
Added: 29th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Heliophila glauca

helio glauca
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Baviaanskloof WA; ridge SW Geelhoutbos
Observed: 14th December 2015
Added: 27th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

to 70cm, on quartzites, south facing in fynbos

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Heliophila elongata - Cata ridge

Heliophila elongata fls
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Cata Ridge 1700m
Observed: 8th December 2015
Added: 26th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

to 40cm; uncommon amongst dolerite boulders

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Heliophila suavissima

Heliophila suavissima
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: Paardekop Farm
Observed: 25th October 2015
Added: 21st December 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Heliophila elongata

heliophila elongata
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Mt Thomas, Amatoles
Observed: 10th December 2015
Added: 21st December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

yellowish fls, 30cm tall

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Heliophila elongata

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By: outramps
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Location: Vermaakskloof en route to Kammanassieberg Day 2
Observed: 3rd October 2015
Added: 17th December 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Species with which Cabbages (Brassicaceae) interacts