Observations in the Order: Malvales

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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Gnidia polyantha

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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: Cathedral Peak .Drakensberg
Observed: 11th April 2016
Added: 30th May 2016
Likely ID: Gnidia polyantha
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Slender,slivery silky shrub. Flowers yellow in crowded heads. leaves silvery grey,hairy.

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Hermannia

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Location: Laingsburg, R323
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Likely ID: Hermannia
Identifications:1
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Tiny yellow Hermannia

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Location: McGregor Koppies
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:2
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Flower 5mm diameter. Leaves velvety.

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Gnidia

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By: FR de Villiers
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: St Lucia
Observed: 25th March 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Lachnaea - Betty's Bay

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By: carina l
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Betty's Bay, Lakeside Drive
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 26th May 2016
Identifications:1
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A few young plants growing in sand in a burnt patch.
Redlisted as Near Threatened.
Threats: Aliens (acacias), grass, development
Count: About ten plants seen in a smallish area.

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Kremetartboom

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas ProjectSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed Atlas
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Location: R572
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Gnidia past its prime

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By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Potberg
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Likely ID: Gnidia
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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A new flower for me with a precise leaf arrangement

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Location: Circle Route, Onverwacht cottages
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 22nd May 2016
Likely ID: Struthiola
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Bladder Hibiscus (G.Route Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Garden Route Dam
Observed: 8th May 2016
Added: 22nd May 2016
Identifications:1
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Yellow Grewia

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Kruger National Park - Mathikithi Trail
Observed: 10th April 2016
Added: 20th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Shrub.

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Hermannia sp.

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Location: Riet Puts
Observed: 16th May 2016
Added: 19th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

It appears to have yellow and red flowers.

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Orange flower

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Kruger National Park, near Orpen Camp
Observed: 10th April 2016
Added: 19th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Lots to be seen along the side of the roads

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Wild Hibiscus

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Kruger National Park, Orpen Camp
Observed: 10th April 2016
Added: 19th May 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

weedy

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Crossberry (Gulu NR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Gulu Nat Res
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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These miniature "red roses" blew me away!

Flowers as they appear facing downwards
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Location: McGregor Koppies
Observed: 16th May 2016
Added: 16th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Comments:5
Description:

The flowers face downwards on the plant. Tiny blood-red "little roses" less than 10mm in diameter.
From above the plant appears to be another scraggly shrub, the tiny flowers hidden from above.
(I only noticed them as I was down on my hand & knees photographing the neighbouring Eriospermum paradoxum!)

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Drakensberg Gnidia

Keywords: Gnidia polyantha. Lasiosiphon polyanthus var. polyanthus;Least Concern;THYMELAEACEA;dicotyledons;indigenous
By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Sani Pass, Mkhomazi Wilderness area
Observed: 13th May 2016
Added: 16th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

(Gnidia polyantha) Sani Pass

Many found between SA Border post and hotel at altitudes between 2000m and 1500m. Only Gnidia species in Pooley:MF p137/8 flowering at this time of year. Similar to photograph on Operation Wild flower. On side of road. Rocky. Plant 1m, inflorescence 25 mm.

Gnidia polyantha. Lasiosiphon polyanthus var. polyanthus, Least Concern, THYMELAEACEA, dicotyledons, indigenous, SA Endemic

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Hibiscus elliottiae

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 29th April 2016
Added: 15th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hibiscus

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By: outrampsmarge
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOutramps
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Location: Reflections Eco Reserve
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 15th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Description:

Small plant. Leaves toothed above, 3--5-veined from the base, slightly hairy. Flower on peduncle,white with dark purple centre.

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Plant 294

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By: FR de Villiers
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: St Lucia
Observed: 24th March 2016
Added: 14th May 2016
Likely ID: Gnidia
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Pavonia (GRG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Denneoord, George
Observed: 1st April 2016
Added: 14th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Yellow weedy flower

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Kruger National Park
Observed: 9th April 2016
Added: 13th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Fascinating bract

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Location: UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 4th May 2016
Added: 12th May 2016
Likely ID: Corchorus
Identifications:1
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Hermannia

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By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: Baviaanskloof river bed, west end
Observed: 14th February 2016
Added: 12th May 2016
Likely ID: Hermannia
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

# 4536; low (15 cm tall) spreading shrublet.

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Passerina sp.

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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: Swartberg
Observed: 4th November 2012
Added: 10th May 2016
Likely ID: Passerina comosa
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Yellow, pipe like flower

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By: bzungu
Cape Nature
Location: Branching shrub
Observed: 10th May 2016
Added: 10th May 2016
Likely ID: Gnidia
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Kleinmond plantjie

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By: magrietb
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Location: Palmiet empty plots off DF Malherbe str, Kleinmond WC
Observed: 21st February 2016
Added: 10th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Dry looking shrub about knee height with tiny white flowers, growing in sandy / gravelly lowland fynbos patch.

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Passerina obtusifolia

Passerina obtusifolia
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Fancourt Links
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 10th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Kremetart

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Location: Kameeldrift kerk
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 9th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

1966 as klein boompie geplant, van saad wat in 1960's uit Zambie gebring is

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Gnidia sericea

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By: Knysna Wildflowers
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Diepwalle
Observed: 9th January 2016
Added: 9th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Occasional in forest clearings and roadsides

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MopaniTree

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Location: Kruger National Park
Observed: 11th November 2015
Added: 9th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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