Observations in the Species: Protea scolymocephala

Common Name: Bergrosie or Kleingroenroos or Mini Sugarbush or Scoly or Scolymusflower Erodendrum or Smallgreen Sugarbush or Thistle Sugarbush or Witskollie

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Young Protea scolymocephala - Gordon's Bay

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By: carina l
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Location: Harmony Flats
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 12th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Many young plants scattered in this part of the site, some having flowered at a very early age. The mother plants grew to about 50 cm before they burnt.
Redlisted as Vulnerable.
Between 100 - 200 plants.
Some alien grass and other weeds but not too much in this part of the site.

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Skollie Protea

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
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Location: Morningstar Vliegveld
Observed: 10th February 2017
Added: 21st February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Very shallow sands over white clay with scattered silcrete. Extremely ecotonal vegetation.

Only a few scattered individuals left, but a good sign!!

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Witskollie

Witskollie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Tokai First clearing A14c
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 14th January 2017
Identifications:1
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Witskollie

Witskollie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: A8 Stone Church block
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Witskollie recruiting

Witskollie recruiting
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Blocks around Prinskasteel Wetland
Observed: 23rd September 2016
Added: 16th November 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Lots of babies seen below dead parents in this depression wetland?: not yet flowered but growing strongly.

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Skollie

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By: WendyP
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Location: Roodeberg, Black Hill
Observed: 4th August 2016
Added: 6th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Description:

Tall protea shrub wih hariless leaves, and cream bowl shaped flourheads.

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Row of skollies - Pringle Bay

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By: carina l
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Location: Pringle Bay, James Avenue
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 22nd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:2
Description:

About ten plants of varying ages growing in a line parallel to the road. I have never seen them here in the veld. Could they be garden escapees? They look quite healthy and happy in this environment.

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Witches broom on P. scolymocephala

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
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Location: Papekuil Outspan
Observed: 7th December 2015
Added: 11th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

First time I've seen witches broom on a scoly. There was a few of them with the infection.

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Witskollie

Witskollie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Tokai Park A14c
Observed: 6th November 2015
Added: 11th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

A lovely sizable plant covered with seeds

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Flowering Proteas

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: A14c, Tokai park
Observed: 8th October 2015
Added: 2nd November 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Description:

Two of these bushes flowering within three metres of each other

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Witskollie

Witskollie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Blaawberg Nature Reserve: friends patch
Observed: 3rd October 2015
Added: 25th October 2015
Identifications:1
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Protea

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Location: Riverlands Nature Reserve
Observed: 24th September 2014
Added: 21st September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Skollie seedlings - Strand

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By: carina l
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Location: Harmony Flats
Observed: 16th September 2015
Added: 16th September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Lots of skollie seedlings after a fire earlier this year. Tallest about 9 cm high.
Identified earlier and the only Protea growing at this site.

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Skollie Protea

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
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Location: Ganzekraal Reserve
Observed: 19th August 2015
Added: 20th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Vulnerable - Didn't see many - only about 10 - 15 plants, but they were still small after the fire and difficult to count. Threatened by trampling by cattle, alien vegetation (Port Jacksons) and too frequent fires.

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Dead Protea scolymocephala after fire - Strand

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By: carina l
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Location: Harmony Flats
Observed: 6th August 2015
Added: 12th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:5
Description:

Different parts of this site burned this year - twice in January and again in March. I'm not sure when area with skollies burned. Did not check well for seedlings. Will do so on next visit.
Count: 30 - 50
Threats: Too frequent fire!

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Skollie

Protea scolymocephala
By: Jan-Hendrik
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Location: Blaauwberg NR
Observed: 6th August 2015
Added: 10th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Skollie

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
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Location: Zonnekus Rd, Cape Farms
Observed: 17th June 2015
Added: 18th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Hundreds of Skollie's scattered through the PJ's.

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Skollie

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
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Location: Zonnekus Rd, Cape Farms
Observed: 17th June 2015
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hundreds of P. scolymocephala under the dense PJs.

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Skollie face

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By: Richard Adcock
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Location: Restoration area - East of Blouberg hill
Observed: 6th June 2015
Added: 7th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Seedling

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Witskollie

Witskollie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A14c Tokai Park
Observed: 4th October 2008
Added: 23rd May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Trampled underfoot

Galloping restoration destroyers
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A8a Tokai Park
Observed: 19th January 2010
Added: 18th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Horseriding over seedlings in Fynbos.

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Having a tough time of restoration

Galloping restoration destroyers
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A8a Tokai Park
Observed: 7th June 2010
Added: 18th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Horse damage to restoration attempts. Riders not sticking to paths (sand too loose) so riding in Fynbos.

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Witskollie

Witskollie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A8a Tokai Park
Observed: 30th September 2010
Added: 17th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Witskollie

Witskollie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A8a Tokai Park
Observed: 18th July 2010
Added: 17th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Witskollie

Witskollie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A8a Tokai Park
Observed: 10th November 2009
Added: 17th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Sown as seed - from Sunbird Centre Silvermine

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Witskollie

Witskollie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A8a Tokai
Observed: 3rd September 2014
Added: 6th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
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Witskollie last stand

Witskollie last stand
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Sunbird Centre
Observed: 26th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
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Scenescent populatoin saved from the fire: now we have to plan a block burn for next year!

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Skollie Protea

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
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Location: Groote Post Wine Estate, Darling, Western Cape, RSA
Observed: 11th February 2015
Added: 12th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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planted

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Location: Tokai block 7&8
Observed: 4th September 2014
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Protea

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Location: N7- Basariesfontein
Observed: 11th November 2014
Added: 15th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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