Observations in the Order: Poales

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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Anthochortus crinalis

Anthochortus crinalis
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: TMNP, west of MCSA hut
Observed: 1st May 2016
Added: 4th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

tangled heaps of the stuff, very common in wet areas on Back Table

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Tetraria brachyphylla

Tetraria brachyphylla
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Goukamma NR
Observed: 3rd May 2016
Added: 4th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

common on stabilised dune in Dune Fynbos; to 70cm tall

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Cape reed (Kamies)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Kamieshoogte Pass (2)
Observed: 22nd March 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

Close to a farm dam

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unknown

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By: Liana
Location: Stellenbosch Farms
Observed: 3rd May 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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grass

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By: Liana
Location: Stellenbosch Farms
Observed: 3rd May 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Likely ID: Pentameris
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Melinus

Melinis repens Mthatha (7)
By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Mthata, Delville Road
Observed: 1st May 2016
Added: 2nd May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

medium sized grass growing in many waste areas, usually where it is dry. About 30 cm high, seeds with pink or silver spreading hairs.

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standing wave

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By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Mthata, Delville Road
Observed: 1st May 2016
Added: 2nd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

tall grass c. 1.5 m high, common

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Ficinia bulbosa

 Ficinia bulbosa
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: Reflections Eco Reserve western shore of Rondevlei
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Cyperus sp.

Cyperus sp.
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Reflections Eco Reserve western shore of Rondevlei
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Likely ID: Cyperus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Cyperus sp.

Cyperus sp.
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Reflections Eco Reserve western shore of Rondevlei
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Likely ID: Cyperus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Reeds (Nieu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R27 (Nieu)
Observed: 21st March 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Unknown grass

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By: Liana
Location: Stellenbosch Farms
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Reeds or grass?

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Location: Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Likely ID: Phragmites
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Growing approx. 2m high at the water's edge

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Grass?

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Location: Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Leaves approx. 2cm wide and growing 40cm high

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Fluitjiesriet (Nieu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Nieuwoudtsville - Oorlogskloofrivier
Observed: 21st March 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:3
Comments:4
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Grass species?

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By: DanielleSter
Location: Drie Kuilen Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 20th March 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Difficult to say exact habitat as it is in a ecotone between Renosterbos and Fynbos.
A dam is observed near this plant
Game is present on the reserve

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Willdenowia incurvata

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Location: West Coast NP
Observed: 17th August 2015
Added: 25th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Thatching reed

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Location: Galgeberg lower, Riviersonderend Mountains
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Fountain Grass (PE)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: PE - Donkin Reserve
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 23rd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Pampas Grass (PE)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: PE - Bay West Mall
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 22nd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Restio paludosus

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By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: N1, Cape Winelands
Observed: 3rd April 2016
Added: 22nd April 2016
Likely ID: Restio paludosus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Ficinia pallens var lithosperma

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By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: highlands hiking start
Observed: 12th April 2016
Added: 22nd April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Ficinia ecklonea

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By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: highlands hiking start
Observed: 12th April 2016
Added: 22nd April 2016
Likely ID: Ficinia ecklonea
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Elegia grandis

Elegia grandis male
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Riviersonderend Mts; Jonaskop, 1560m, N slope NW of pk
Observed: 20th April 2016
Added: 22nd April 2016
Likely ID: Elegia grandis
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

locally common above 1500m, mostly on rocky north slope, occ in seepage; branched, to 1.1m

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Golf ball Willdenowia

Willdenowia fruits (scale in mm)
By: Jan-Hendrik
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Location: Near Riverlands
Observed: 21st April 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

These fruits are quite picante. Like miniature golf balls.

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Grass (Bulembu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Bulembu
Observed: 3rd March 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Pampas Grass (Bulembu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Bulembu
Observed: 3rd March 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Grass 1

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Location: Laingsburg, R323
Observed: 25th October 2015
Added: 20th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Pretty in Pink

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mtunzini
Observed: 19th April 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Grass growing in disturbed veld. Height about 60 cm.

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Red grass (R67)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R67 (1)
Observed: 28th February 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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