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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Pentameris obtusifolia

Pentameris obtusifolia lvs
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Aasvoelkop, Groenlandberg
Observed: 3rd February 2014
Added: 19th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

localised and patchy, not common; always on thin soils or bare sandstone; to 40cm; characteristic culms and leaves

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SANParks HR Alien ID course 2014

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Location: false bay nature reserve (zeekoevlei section in billy`s block)
Observed: 28th November 2014
Added: 19th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

large, robust reed 2-6m high; rarely branching; spreading from horizontal rootstock. leaves: pale green to bluish-green, up to 700mm long X 80mm wide; leaf tips soft or firm, not rigid and penetrating( like phragmites mauritianus); leaf blades with large, basal ear lobes; leaf sheaths persistent on stem. inflorescence: cream or brown, silky, compact, spear-shaped, 300-600mm long, all year; rarely flowering above 1000m altitude and then usually adjacent to busy roads. compare with the indi genous reeds phragmites mauritianus . fruits: none seen. cultivated for: ornament, screening.

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Briza maxima
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Location: Blaauwberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 31st October 2014
Added: 19th December 2014
Likely ID: Briza maxima
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Plant

Briza maxima
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Location: BLaauwberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 31st October 2014
Added: 19th December 2014
Likely ID: Briza maxima
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Kikuyu grass

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Location: Blaauwberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 8th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Kikuyu grass

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Location: Blaauwberg nature reserve
Observed: 8th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Epischoenus

Epischoenus 1100m
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Panorama - 1100m
Observed: 12th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Likely ID: Epischoenus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

terete culms to 40cm; slight seepage on open slope

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Epischoenus

Epischoenus 1100m
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Panorama - 1100m
Observed: 12th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Likely ID: Epischoenus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

simple, unbranched terete culm to about 40cm; seepage on open slope

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Grassheads

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By: Jono Bertram
Scouts South AfricaSenior Scout Adventure
Location: Cederberg Scout Adventure HQ
Observed: 13th December 2014
Added: 16th December 2014
Likely ID: Ehrharta
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Grassy Stream

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By: kailudewig
Scouts South AfricaSenior Scout Adventure
Location: Dwars River Swimming Spot
Observed: 11th December 2014
Added: 16th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Mini-mielie

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By: Michael Lowry
Scouts South AfricaSenior Scout Adventure
Location: Dwarfs Rivier
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 15th December 2014
Likely ID: Restionaceae
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Milnerton lagoon

Kikuyu Grass (2)-Pennisetum clandestinum
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Location: Milnerton Lagoon
Observed: 8th December 2014
Added: 15th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bread in the making

Wheat field
By: Charles Stirton
Overberg Lowlands Conservation Trust
Plants expert
Location: Harwegskloof
Observed: 9th October 2014
Added: 15th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Whatfield almost ready for harvest

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Restio "Vlerkies" hosting Painted Reedfrogs

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 14th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

One clump of this restio had at least 20 Painted Reedfrogs, all at the nodes.

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Look Here NOW! ...please...

Team 38 Planty
By: Byron Van Gool
Scouts South AfricaSenior Scout Adventure
Location: Cederberg
Observed: 13th December 2014
Added: 13th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Best Photo Ever

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By: Byron Van Gool
Scouts South AfricaSenior Scout Adventure
Location: Cederberg
Observed: 13th December 2014
Added: 13th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Dat lawn

kikuyu
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Location: Strandfontein Birding Area (Fasle Bay Nature Reserve)
Observed: 10th December 2014
Added: 12th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Setaria?

Setaria?
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Location: Stillbay
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 7th December 2014
Likely ID: Sporobolus
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

grass, narrow wiry leaves, growing in a dense tuft, leaves about 20 - 25 cm long, culms about 350 - 400 mm long, spike about 150 mm long and 10 - 15 mm wide

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: M12, Hagley
Observed: 28th November 2014
Added: 2nd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Large Sedge

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: O Nqubelani St, Unclear
Observed: 28th November 2014
Added: 2nd December 2014
Likely ID: Cyperus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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PH_P1_robust grass

PH_P1_robust grass
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Location: Penhill estate
Observed: 24th October 2014
Added: 12th December 2014
Likely ID: Poaceae
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Kylinga alba

P1000320
By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: 407, 9th St
Observed: 24th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Melica racemosa

melica-racemosa
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Location: N2, Blackburn
Observed: 14th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Likely ID: Melica racemosa
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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getting more and more

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Lower Sabie Camp, Kruger National Park
Observed: 5th November 2014
Added: 28th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Grass seeds eaten by Striped Mouse

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 22nd November 2014
Added: 24th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Plant

P1010044
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Location: Spruit St, Dullstroom
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 24th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bread, beer, whiskey - alive with possibilities

November 2 169
By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: R511, Bojanala
Observed: 13th November 2014
Added: 21st November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:8
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Helmuthia?

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: N7, Cape Farms
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Grass

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: N7, Cape Farms
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Cyperus

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: N7, Cape Farms
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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