Observations in the Genus: Hesperantha

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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Hesperantha coccinea

Hesperantha coccinea - C1
By: Wim WybengaWim Wybenga’s reputation in PlantsWim Wybenga’s reputation in PlantsWim Wybenga’s reputation in Plants
Location: Little Caledon River & tributeries
Observed: 6th March 2010
Added: 26th November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Description:

Common amongst the banks of the Little Caledon River in GGHNP & its tributaries..

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Eveningflower

Eveningflower
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Silvermine about Noordhoek Manor
Observed: 28th October 2016
Added: 22nd November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Geissorhiza spp.

Geissorhiza spp. (top view)
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Location: Poplar Grove near Villiersdorp
Observed: 5th October 2016
Added: 17th October 2016
Likely ID: Hesperantha
Identifications:1
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Description:

Six white petals in an outer and inner ring arrangement. Petals are rather sharp. Underside of the outer ring are a slightly mottled maroon.

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Hesp pauci

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By: Linkie
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Leopard trap day walk,Oorlogskloof
Observed: 7th September 2016
Added: 16th October 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

About 15cm tall. Open later in the day. Sword shape leaves.

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Ixia ?

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Location: Perdeberg
Observed: 23rd August 2016
Added: 9th October 2016
Likely ID: Hesperantha
Identifications:1
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Perps

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By: Linkie
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Observed: 4th September 2016
Added: 5th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

About 15cm tall. Sword shaped leaves. Taken just before 4pm.

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Pink star

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Location: iMpendle Nature Reserve
Observed: 8th November 2012
Added: 26th September 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Geophyte in annually-burned firebreak adjacent iMpendle Nature Reserve.

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Satin in overdrive

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Theronsberg Pass, Ceres
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 24th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

..but during the daytime - 'not in die aand'

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Which Irid

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By: vynbos
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Location: Theronsberg Pass, Ceres
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 24th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Gladiolus

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Location: Mt Shannon Forestry Estate
Observed: 8th November 2012
Added: 22nd September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Grassland-wetland interface, along small stream, conservation corridor among commercial forestry compartments

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Rock-loving night owl

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Knolfontein farm, Swartruggens
Observed: 16th September 2016
Added: 20th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Hesperantha falcata

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Location: Kenilworth Racecourse Conservation Area 4A2
Observed: 15th September 2016
Added: 15th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Hesperantha falcata

 Hesperantha falcata
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Kloof Corner
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 11th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Almost flowers

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Location: Helderberg Nature Reserve: Watsonia trail
Observed: 4th September 2016
Added: 4th September 2016
Likely ID: Hesperantha
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Hesperantha

Hesperantha (1)
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Koude Vlakte
Observed: 29th August 2016
Added: 2nd September 2016
Likely ID: Hesperantha
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Growing next to small farm road in sand (mixed with some limestone?) and Acacia cyclops all around.

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Red flower along Elandsriver

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Location: Mt Shannon Forestry Estate
Observed: 27th February 2009
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Hesperantha

Hesperantha pauciflora (2)
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Glacial formations near Nieuwoudtville
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Sweet smelling Hesperantha

Hesperantha top
By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Anysberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 16th August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Could it be Hesperantha?

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Location: Krans Nature Reserve, McGregor
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 15th August 2016
Likely ID: Hesperantha
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Mostly 1 or 2 long narrow leaves. Flowers about 20mm diameter

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Hesperantha sp.

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Location: Krans Nature Reserve, McGregor
Observed: 10th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Small, delicate white flowers

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Aandblom?

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By: vfrith
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Location: vredehoek
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 6th August 2016
Likely ID: Hesperantha
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

petals less than a cm long. backside of petals very dark brown.. Flower stalk about 30cm tall.

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Tiny Hesperanths

Hesperantha
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Dobbelaarskop
Observed: 12th July 2016
Added: 25th July 2016
Likely ID: Hesperantha
Identifications:1
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Description:

Growing in the shade of some other bushes behind a boulder.

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Early bird

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Location: Pauline Bohnen
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 18th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

seems to be flowering at least 1 month ahead of time

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Hesperantha baurii

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By: Outrampsjenny
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenOutrampsProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Giants Castle Reserve
Observed: 9th April 2016
Added: 29th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Erect stiff plant with pink flowers.

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Hesperantha scopulosa

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By: Outrampsjenny
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Location: Giants Castle Game Reserve
Observed: 9th April 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Pendulous stems and large floppy leaves. Hanging from wet rocks at high altitude.

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Hesperantha flava

Hesperantha flava
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Komsberg; Gunsfontein 2
Observed: 17th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

very poorly known species, with only 3 or 4 records, from Steinkopf to Matjiesfontein; fairly common, but very local, on thin shale rock sheets; plants to 5cm tall; fls only open half and hour before sunset and remain open all night; extremely sweetly scented; no evident threats, although a large wind farm is proposed for this property

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Stream bank flowers

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Location: Wolf river
Observed: 23rd March 2016
Added: 26th March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Growing right next to flowing water

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Flower

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Location: Mountain Sanctuary Park - West
Observed: 26th March 2016
Added: 26th March 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Pink flower

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By: Robert Taylor
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Location: Kamberg - Game pass plateau
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 26th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Hesperantha falcata

 Hesperantha falcata
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: Heaven in the Langkloof
Observed: 28th September 2015
Added: 15th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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