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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Hypericum revolutum Mariepskop

Curry Bush
By: Maritza
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Mariepskop
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 15th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Hypericum aethiopicum subsp. sonderi

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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: Tendele Camp, Royal Natal National Park
Observed: 15th November 2014
Added: 15th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Description:

Herb to 300mm tall. Leaves in opposite pairs, heart shaped at base. Flowers yellow tinged reddish, sepals reddish brown.

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Euphorbia ernestii

Euphorbia ernestii
By: Welwitsch
Botanical Society of South AfricaInternational Euphorbia SocietySucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: W of Willowmore (EC)
Observed: 12th November 2014
Added: 13th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Description:

Euphorbia ernestii was relegated to synonymy under E. flanaganii by Peter Bruyns (2012) but unfortunately he hasn't given any arguments for his decision yet. However, according to SANBI's Red List of South African plants (http://redlist.sanbi.org/species.php?species=574-126) E. flanaganii (incl. E. ernestii) can be found in Albany Thicket, Indian Ocean Coastal Belt, and Savanna habitat types. The species shown here occurs in the Nama-Karoo biome.

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Let me oil you up

Castor Oil
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Location: Strandfontein Birding Area (False Bay Nature Reserve)
Observed: 10th December 2014
Added: 12th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Paddling on the Breede River near Malgas

Breede River creeper
By: Karen Watkins
Location: Breede River, Malgas
Observed: 6th December 2014
Added: 10th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Euphorbia

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By: _Jessica_Jessica’s reputation in Plants
Location: Shamwari Game Reserve
Observed: 17th April 2013
Added: 7th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Blom

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Swebeswebe - Picnic site
Observed: 27th November 2014
Added: 2nd December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Boom

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Swebeswebe - Picnic site
Observed: 27th November 2014
Added: 2nd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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What tree is this

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By: Johnmurdoch59@g...
Location: 7, 76774 St
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Euphorbia

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Klip River Dr, Eikenhof
Observed: 25th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Acalypha

Acalypha
By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Unnamed Road, Eikenhof
Observed: 25th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Euphorbia

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Location: Assegaai Trails, Salem
Observed: 29th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wild Peach having Garden Acraea eggs deposited on it

Wild Peach having Garden Acraea eggs deposited on it
By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Sphedamnocarpus

P1000279
By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 27th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Acalypha

P1000248
By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 27th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Clutia

P1000228
By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 27th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Fruit of Ochna pulchra

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By: Bob BejaanBob Bejaan’s reputation in Plants
Location: Kosmos, Hartebeespoort
Observed: 30th October 2014
Added: 27th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

This series of photos was taken over approximately a one month period, and after flowering, documents the ripening of the fruit of the "Lekkerbreek" tree, (Ochna pulchra). The seeds turn from a bright green to a pale grey, and finally to a black seed. The fruit vaguely resembles a comical face with a floral hat, hair, eyes, big ears and seems to be "sticking out" its tongue. The tree is rooted in the cracks of the rocks (no soil at all)at the base of the Magaliesberg mountain range.

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Copper leaf (Acalypha angustata) Klipriviersberg nature reserve

Copper leaf (Acalypha angustata) Klipriviersberg nature reserve
By: Peter Warren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Klipriviersberg nature reserve
Observed: 16th November 2014
Added: 26th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Copper leaf (Acalypha angustata/Male) Klipriviersberg nature reserve. Toothed nature of leaves makes it look much more like Acalypha sp in Gill and Engelbrecht.
References.
Gill and Engelbrecht. p 92.
van Wyk and Malan. No 504, P204.

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Homalium dentatum

Homalium dentatum
By: Graham G
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Smedmore Forest, Umtamvuna NR
Observed: 20th November 2014
Added: 24th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Garcinia gerrardii

Garcinia gerrardii female flower
By: Graham G
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Smedmore Forest, Umtamvuna NR
Observed: 20th November 2014
Added: 24th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Female and male flowers on separate trees. Sweet scented.

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Castor Oil Alien

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By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Scott St, Hartbeespoort
Observed: 13th November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Passionate alien

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By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Scott St, Hartbeespoort
Observed: 13th November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wild Spurge (H.back)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Hogsback (Kettle spout trail)
Observed: 19th November 2014
Added: 19th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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Breede Weekend

By: MViljoen
South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Breede River
Observed: 20th April 2014
Added: 18th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hiking De Hel

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By: MViljoen
South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: M41, Witteboomen
Observed: 17th November 2014
Added: 18th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Queensland Poplar

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By: Warren GF
South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Die Hel
Observed: 17th November 2014
Added: 18th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hiking De Hel

2014-11-17 14.57.29
By: MViljoen
South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: M41, Witteboomen
Observed: 17th November 2014
Added: 18th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Banan Poka

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By: Warren GF
South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Die Hel
Observed: 17th November 2014
Added: 17th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Canary Islands St. John's Wort

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By: Warren GF
South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Die Hel
Observed: 17th November 2014
Added: 17th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Hiking De Hel

2014-11-17 14.45.08
By: MViljoen
South African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: M63, Witteboomen
Observed: 17th November 2014
Added: 17th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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