Observations in the Order: Malpighiales

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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Flat euphorb

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South AfricaCREW (Southern Cape)OutrampsSeaKeys
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Location: Erf 19201 Mossel Bay
Observed: 19th May 2017
Added: 22nd May 2017
Identifications:1
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Clutia ericoides var. ericoides

Clutia ericoides var. ericoides
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: Windmeulnek
Observed: 11th November 2011
Added: 19th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Big-Tooth Euphorbia (Baviaans)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Baviaans (9)
Observed: 7th May 2017
Added: 18th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Candelabra

Candelabra
By: Nigel Forshaw
Scouts South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout Adventure
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Location: Kruger National Park, Skukuza Rest Camp
Observed: 8th May 2017
Added: 16th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Tree Spurge

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSeaKeys
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Location: Mawana Private NR, KZN Midlands
Observed: 7th May 2017
Added: 16th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Corn cob Euphorbia (R331)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R331 (2)
Observed: 7th May 2017
Added: 14th May 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Forest Pepper Seed

Forest Pepper Seed
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Location: Ngoya
Observed: 7th May 2017
Added: 14th May 2017
Likely ID: Excoecaria simii
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Euphorbia hirta

 Euphorbia hirta
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Phaladingwe Hiking Trail
Observed: 26th April 2017
Added: 13th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Little Ochna in the Forest

Ochna in the Forest
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Location: Ngoya
Observed: 7th May 2017
Added: 13th May 2017
Likely ID: Ochnaceae
Identifications:1
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Copper leaf male flower

(200) IMG_4344 acalypha angustata (m)
By: fayne connelly
CREW (Gauteng)
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Location: The Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead
Observed: 8th December 2016
Added: 13th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Grows low to the ground in the grasslands. Has many erect shoots. The leaves are slightly toothed and lance shaped. The sexes occur on different plants and this is the male flower. The male flowers are yellow tinged red and the flowers are clustered in erect inflorescences.

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Copper leaf

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By: fayne connelly
CREW (Gauteng)
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Location: The Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead
Observed: 4th December 2015
Added: 13th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Has lance shaped leaves, with a slightly toothed margin. Sexes are on different plants. This female flower shown here has long feather styles which form a brush above the floral bracts.

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Safsafwilger

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Location: Jan Celliers Park, Pretoria
Observed: 6th May 2017
Added: 12th May 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:4
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Creeping weed

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mtunzini R
Observed: 23rd April 2017
Added: 11th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Comments:2
Description:

Grows flat on disturbed site

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Nympho party host

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By: Bushboy
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Location: near Scottburgh Mall
Observed: 8th May 2017
Added: 11th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Small scraggly tree losing its leaves and growing distinctive 3-lobed fruit

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Found in Coastal Section

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By: leechygirl
Location: Sunset Beach, Milnerton
Observed: 19th December 2016
Added: 11th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Creeper

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mlalazi Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th April 2017
Added: 10th May 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Description:

In full sun - dangling from a tree.

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Climber

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By: KJ Theron
Location: Stellenbosch botanical garden
Observed: 6th March 2017
Added: 10th May 2017
Likely ID: Passifloraceae
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Large purple flower. Climbing on nearby plants

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Euphorbia Hwange

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Location: Hwange NP, between Sinamatella and Masuma Dam
Observed: 21st April 2017
Added: 9th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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C̶a̶c̶t̶u̶s̶ (not a cactus) with big thorns

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Location: Jan Celliers Park, Pretoria
Observed: 6th May 2017
Added: 8th May 2017
Identifications:2
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Euphorbia aff. ecklonii

Euphorbia aff ecklonii
By: Welwitsch
Botanical Society of South AfricaInternational Euphorbia SocietySucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Malgas
Observed: 8th May 2017
Added: 8th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

This tuberous Euphorbia strongly resembles Euphorbia ecklonii, but the leaf shape is more ovate-lancelotte compared to broadly elliptic in E. ecklonii. Also, the leaf colour is maroon. E. ecklonii typically has green leaves.

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Renosterveld Euphorbia

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By: Stevo
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Vlakkerug, Riebeek West, Swartland
Observed: 13th October 2016
Added: 7th May 2017
Identifications:1
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YELLOW FLOWERED Hypericaceae.

Hypericum calycinum
By: Mutshidzi
Location: University of the Witwatersrand, BRAAMFONTEIN
Observed: 4th May 2017
Added: 5th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

The plant is a small shrublet, growing in the ecological garden of the university
height of about 100cm tall
with strongly yellow flowers with numerous stamens
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YELLOW CREEPER

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By: Mutshidzi
Location: Kloofwaters
Observed: 4th March 2017
Added: 5th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

A small shrub-like creeper. with brown seeds
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Sphedamnocarpurs Pruriens

Sphedamnocarpus Pruriens
By: TsholofeloK
Location: Kloofwaters, Magaliesburg
Observed: 5th March 2017
Added: 5th May 2017
Identifications:2
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Description:

Shrublet with leaves and stem densely covered with greyish hair. leaves stalked and opposite. flowers yellow and in 2-6 umbels. fruit is winged and covered with brown hairs. found on dry rocky soils.

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We've left nothing for the fruit bats - just spines and leaves

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 4th May 2017
Added: 5th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Hypericum revolutum (Curry bush)

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Location: University of the Witwatersrand
Observed: 4th May 2017
Added: 4th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Very large and thick bush. 2-4m width, 5-7m length, 2-3.5m height.
Observed in the universities ecological garden, surrounded by other savanna bush species.
Flowers mostly in full bloom at time of observation with many already forming fruit.
Soil: Quite soft, light brown and dry at the surface and slightly moist throughout the subsurface.
Many tree's grow a few meters behind the bush, this may serve as pseudo forest edge.

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Euphorbia pulvinata

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Location: Ilanga,before Mpumalanga, KZN
Observed: 18th February 2016
Added: 4th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Radiant Yellow Flower

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Location: University of Witswatersrand
Observed: 11th March 2017
Added: 4th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

This is a perennial shrub with a single yellow inflorescence found at the tip of the stem. The leaves are sessile, small, narrow and taper at the end. they are opposite and form a spiral shape. The fruit is a reddish brown capsule

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Spiny plant, Richtersveld

Euphorbia rhombifolia
By: Andrewm
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Location: Banks of the Orange River
Observed: 29th April 2017
Added: 3rd May 2017
Likely ID: Euphorbia spinea
Identifications:2
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Euphorbia decepta?

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 3rd May 2017
Added: 3rd May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Old and young within 1m of one another

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