Observations in the Genus: Conophytum

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Conophytum

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Location: Skaapsteker Trail
Observed: 12th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Plentiful in rock crevices all over the koppie

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Conophytum herreanthus subsp. rex

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Location: Klipbok area, near Eksteenfontein
Observed: 22nd July 2016
Added: 5th August 2016
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Description:

Large, smooth skinned Conophytum.
Bodies are mitre-shaped
Big, light pink flowers

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Conophytum truncatum subsp. truncatum var. wiggettiae

 Conophytum truncatum subsp. truncatum var. wiggettiae
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Perdepoort
Observed: 3rd June 2011
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Conophytum joubertii

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Location: Vanwyksdorp
Observed: 1st August 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
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Comments:1
Description:

Very small conophytum, bodies not more then 4mm. in diameter
Green when shaded, blushed red when exposed to the sun.
Lightly spotted.
Closely related to Conophytum piluliforme.

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Conphytum truncatum ssp truncatum var. wiggettiae

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Observed: 22nd July 2016
Added: 1st August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:8
Description:

Redlisted as Not evaluated. Vegetation was a mixture of Fynbos and Renosterveld.

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Conophytum flavum subsp. novicium

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Location: west of Steinkopf
Observed: 26th July 2016
Added: 31st July 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Rounded, medium sized bodies, dull green to grey-green.
Spotted. Flowers yellow.

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Conophytum ectypum subsp. cruciatum

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Location: near Anenous Pass
Observed: 26th July 2016
Added: 31st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

Small, square, tightly packed bodies, green to maroon-red in colour.

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Conophytum fraternum

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Observed: 20th July 2016
Added: 30th July 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Small to medium, often untidy clusters of small spotted bodies.
Usually on east or south facing slopes.

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Conophytum globosum

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Location: south of Garies
Observed: 19th July 2016
Added: 30th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Smooth, bluish-green, medium sized bodies.
Usually spotless, but sometimes faintly spotted.

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Look at the "history" of this Conophytum!

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Location: Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve: a south-facing slope
Observed: 14th July 2016
Added: 15th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

1st pic showing a cluster with it's "history" exposed for some or other reason, growing in a shady rock crevice
The other 3 pics are of different clusters nearby on the top of this south-facing slope

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Pearson's Minute Cono

Conophytum minutum var pearsonii 08
By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: Knersvlakte
Observed: 23rd April 2016
Added: 9th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Minute Cono

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By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: On Top of Gifberg
Observed: 21st April 2016
Added: 9th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Dobbelsteentjies

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By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: Knersvlakte
Observed: 23rd April 2016
Added: 9th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Small Gifberg Cono

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By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: On Top of Gifberg
Observed: 21st April 2016
Added: 15th June 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
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Pink vettie

Pink vettie
By: WendyP
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Location: Pakhuis Peak
Observed: 31st March 2016
Added: 2nd June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

uSeveral tiny vettie plants with pink petals. Nice and sunny so flowers side open. Leaves small, grey, sometimes translucent. So small and could not see if leaves were hairy. Have it confirmed that its Conophytum minisculum, but not sure which sub species.

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Cono obcordellum

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Nawelskloof 3, Maskam
Observed: 30th May 2016
Added: 1st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

quite common on sandstones below 650m

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Rocky outcrop

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By: Tiya
Location: Bushmanland, Steinkopf
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 30th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Conophytum ernstii just for the guru's

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Location: Behind Sandberg
Observed: 27th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Description:

Compact dwarf succulent forming clusters between 5-20cm wide and up to 5cm high. Leaf pairs round, apex truncate or concave, found one that where keeled, up to 1.3cm in diameter, fissure area inflated or with depression, very prominent white marking around fissure of all specimens, epidermis blueish-green, velutinuos, densely covered with soft curved papillae. Leaves on higher part of ridge has many spots, once on lower ridge has fine and less spots. Flowers light pink with white base, 0.8-1.5cm in diameter, only petals exposed outside the leaves of all plants that where in flower.

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Toointjies

Conophytum meyeri (2)
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Location: Vyftienmyl
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 22nd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Conophytum

Conophytum obscurum subsp. obscurum
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Location: Vyftienmyl se berge
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Conophytum

Conophytum bolusiae subs bolusiae (1)
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Location: Oograbies-Wes
Observed: 13th May 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Conophytum mundum

Conophytum mundum
By: Sakkie van der Merwe
Location: Loskoppe, Vanrhynsdorp. Lankverwacht Guestfarm
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 9th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:10
Description:

Small group of five found on eastern side of "koppie"

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Dumplings

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Location: Madi-Madi Karoo Safari Lodge
Observed: 16th March 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Conophytum flowering at dusk

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Location: McGregor Koppies
Observed: 1st May 2016
Added: 2nd May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

Flowers are cream/yellow, no more than 10mm in diameter and 15mm long, growing on shale ridges.
Sub-habitat: Robertson Karoo

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Conophytum?

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Location: McGregor Koppies
Observed: 28th September 2015
Added: 15th April 2016
Likely ID: Conophytum
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Sub-habitat: Robertson Karoo
Quite a few in this spot

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Cono

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Location: way to Hellskloof Pass
Observed: 6th May 2014
Added: 10th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Conophytum

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By: Andrew Hankey
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Location: N7, West Coast DC
Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Likely ID: Conophytum
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Conophytum bilobum

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By: Andrew Hankey
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Location: Unnamed Road, Port Nolloth
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Conophytum

Conophytum
By: Jan-Hendrik
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Location: Karoo Desert NBG
Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 30th November 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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pink vygie

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By: Pieter Botha
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Location: Koningskop
Observed: 31st March 2012
Added: 25th November 2015
Likely ID: Conophytum
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Small succulent growing on a rock in fynbos on mountain slope. Note that there is a lichen growing around it, but that the plant's dry leaves are visible in centre of image.

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