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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Cotton Grass

Cotton Grass
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Location: Western Shores Loop Road
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
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Typha capensis

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, weir by old entrance
Observed: 31st December 2010
Added: 26th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Along permanent river, savanna/woodland

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Beach Sedge?

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By: vynbos
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Location: Gifkommetjie beach, Cape Point NP
Observed: 22nd February 2015
Added: 26th February 2015
Likely ID: Ficinia nodosa
Identifications:1
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Description:

Right on the beach next to a shallow brine pan

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Cyperus

Cyperus-2
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Elandsfontein 352-Jr
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Slender herb

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Schoenoxiphium

Schoenoxiphium-2
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Elandsfontein 352-Jr
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Slender herb

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Themeda

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Location: Mgobezeleni Catchment
Observed: 22nd January 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Cyperaceae X

Cyperus x (2)
By: wetlander
Location: Peatlandin Kosi Bay area
Observed: 12th January 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Likely ID: Cyperus sensilis
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

It has a smooth and leafless culm, slightly triangular and slightly twisted; have seen it growing at least until 150 cm, it is robust.
I've seen it on peatlands in northern KZN. Seems to be quite common.
Has anyone an idea, what species it could be?

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Melinis grass

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Location: Sodwana Resort
Observed: 22nd January 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

In disturbed sites. Inflorescence colour ranges from white to russet

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Kweek gras

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Location: Sodwana Resort
Observed: 22nd January 2015
Added: 24th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Fine leaves. Often in disturbed sites. Forms lawns

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Digitaria natalensis/ eriantha (?)

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Location: Grass site 1, Ozabeni
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 24th February 2015
Likely ID: Digitaria
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Long ligule, Keeled leaf, Leaf rigid, Digitate inflorescence. Tufted plant - up to 1.4 m

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Andropogon gayanus (?)

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Location: Grass site 1, Ozabeni
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 24th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:6
Description:

In open grassland. Tufted - height about 1 m. Characteristic blue-green colour. Prominent light mid-rib. Narrow leaf base widening after the ligule. Forked inflorescence

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Pampas grass

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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: Penhill Conservation Area, Eerste river, Cape Town
Observed: 20th February 2015
Added: 24th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

This one seemed quite dead, the only big one in the area, some small ones might still come up, but wasn't visible.

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Riet

Tetraria
By: Jannie Groenewald
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Location: Witsand
Observed: 4th February 2015
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Restionaceae Witsand

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By: Jannie Groenewald
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Location: Witsand
Observed: 4th February 2015
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:1
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Restionaceae Witsand

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By: Jannie Groenewald
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Location: Witsand
Observed: 4th February 2015
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bulrush (Hendrina)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Hendrina
Observed: 13th February 2015
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Cyperus articulatus

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, weir by old entrance
Observed: 31st December 2010
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Sedge. Permanent river. Savanna/woodland.

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Hydro head

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 22nd February 2015
Added: 22nd February 2015
Likely ID: Juncus effusus
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

The seed head seem to absorb water. An aid to seed dispersal?
Flower shown, no leaves, just the stem.

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Panicum deustum

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, northern end of loop road
Observed: 5th December 2011
Added: 22nd February 2015
Likely ID: Panicum
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Grass. Savanna/woodland

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Scleria

woodii
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Verloren Valei NR
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 22nd February 2015
Likely ID: Scleria woodii
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Heteropogon contortus

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, entrance gate
Observed: 2nd January 2013
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Grass. Savanna/woodland

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Semitrifidus

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By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Verloren Valei NR
Observed: 22nd January 2015
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Herb,

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Bush like plant in wetland

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Location: Serengeti golf estate conservation area
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Kyllinga sp.?

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 24th November 2008
Added: 20th February 2015
Likely ID: Kyllinga
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Sedge. Kiaat woodland/sourveld grassland.

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Sedge

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 24th November 2008
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Sedge. Kiaat woodland/sourveld grassland.

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Bamboo [1779]

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Observed: 23rd December 2014
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bulrush (Heilbron)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R34 Heilbron
Observed: 8th February 2015
Added: 17th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Ficinia ?

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By: Alanna
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: R62, Western District
Observed: 25th September 2014
Added: 16th February 2015
Likely ID: Ficinia
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Carpha glomerata

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By: Alanna
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: R62, Western District
Observed: 25th September 2014
Added: 16th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Eleocharis limosa

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By: Alanna
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: R62, Western District
Observed: 25th September 2014
Added: 16th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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