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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Riverbed Grass

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Location: Rooiberg
Observed: 10th May 2015
Added: 5th July 2015
Identifications:1
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Restio

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Location: Rooiberg
Observed: 15th June 2015
Added: 5th July 2015
Likely ID: Restio
Identifications:1
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Description:

Found near the top of a south facing slope

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Grass

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Location: Waterval Nature Reserve
Observed: 29th June 2015
Added: 2nd July 2015
Identifications:2
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No clue

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Location: Diepkloof Mountain Reserve - Sneeuberge
Observed: 31st May 2015
Added: 1st July 2015
Identifications:1
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Imperata cylindrica

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Observed: 3rd December 2007
Added: 30th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Grass. Open sourveld grassland

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Another restio

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Cecilia Park - near waterfall
Observed: 28th June 2015
Added: 29th June 2015
Likely ID: Restio vimineus
Identifications:1
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Description:

Growing above Cecilia Forest. Branched restio to about 70 cm. Flowering. Sheaths persistent. Straggly clumps.

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Trachypogon spicatus

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, croc pool road, last high point
Observed: 10th April 2009
Added: 27th June 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Grass. Savanna/woodland.

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Themeda triandra

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By: Phytofundi
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Hartenbosch Hills
Observed: 10th June 2015
Added: 26th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Rooigras.

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Sedge?

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Meadowridge Common, Cape Town
Observed: 7th July 2009
Added: 24th June 2015
Likely ID: Rush (Juncus)
Identifications:3
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Description:

Less than 1 m tall.

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Juncus lomatophyllus?

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, workshop vlei
Observed: 11th December 2005
Added: 24th June 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Sedge. Vlei in open sourveld grassland.

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Restio

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Cecilia Park - near waterfall
Observed: 21st June 2015
Added: 23rd June 2015
Likely ID: Restio quadratus
Identifications:1
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Description:

Restio - branched, culms over a metre, squarish in shape.

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Hypodiscus rugosus

Hypodiscus rugosus
By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: Elandsberg Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 22nd October 2014
Added: 23rd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Tribolium echinatum

Tribolium echinatum
By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: Elandsberg Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 22nd October 2014
Added: 23rd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Pentameris grass

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By: vynbos
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Location: Sphinx Trail, Overberg District Municipality
Observed: 21st June 2015
Added: 22nd June 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:3
Comments:7
Description:

Grass or Cliffortia?

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Bulrushes

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Lake Sibaya
Observed: 9th May 2013
Added: 20th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:3
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Reeds

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Amatikulu Estuary
Observed: 25th October 2013
Added: 20th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Reed-lined shoreline

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Estuary margin grass

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Amatikulu Estuary
Observed: 25th October 2013
Added: 20th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Grass that grows on saline soils. Can withstand inundation with saline water for several weeks at a time. Note diagnostic red stems

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Roofing reeds

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By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Eselbank
Observed: 26th May 2015
Added: 19th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Because their branching structure enables the stems to lock together this restio was used for roofing traditional 'matjieshuise'. Smooth-stemmed Cannamois were used for the walls

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No idea

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Kenilworth Racecourse
Observed: 17th June 2015
Added: 18th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Lots of this coming up in mowed area adjacent to racetrack.

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Isolepis ? Sedge

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
Botanical Society of South AfricaCity of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersDarling Wildflower Society
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Location: Zonnekus Rd, Cape Farms
Observed: 17th June 2015
Added: 18th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Treading into some seriously unfamiliar waters here.

Seasonally wet.

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Juncus kraussii

Amatikulu 155 Juncus kraussii
By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Amatikulu Estuary
Observed: 25th October 2013
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

About 60 cm tall. Growing in seep - but exposed to salt water

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Floating grass

Amatikulu 208 Echinochloa
By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Nyoni Estuary
Observed: 25th October 2013
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Found in fresh or low saline water. Anchored on the banks, but floats across the water forming dense mats which block the watercourse. A problem plant in artificial drains.

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Reeds

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mvoti Estuary
Observed: 17th July 2013
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Growing at the estuary-river interface. Water backs up to this point when the mouth closes

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Schoenoplectus

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mvoti Estuary
Observed: 17th July 2013
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Standing in low-salinity water

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Reeds

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mvoti Estuary
Observed: 17th July 2013
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Phragmites reeds on edge of estuary

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Grass

Grass
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Block A17 Tokai Park - Core site
Observed: 1st January 2006
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

date approximate day and month arb

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Quaking Grass in the unburned portion

Quaking Grass in the unburned portion
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A17 Tokai Park - Core site
Observed: 13th December 2006
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Quacking Grass

Quacking Grass
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A17 Tokai Park - Core site
Observed: 23rd May 2007
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Germination in unburned area

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Quaking Grass

Quaking Grass
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Block A17 Tokai Park - Core site
Observed: 23rd September 2006
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

burned - but cool fire

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Wild Oats in the unburned area

Wild Oats in the unburned arae
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A17 Tokai Park - Core site
Observed: 13th December 2006
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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