Observations in the Genus: Rhodocoma

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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Rhodocoma arida

 Rhodocoma arida
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Lidiikwe
Observed: 22nd May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Likely ID: Rhodocoma arida
Identifications:1
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Deckreed

Deckreed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Warmwaterberg - outer hotwater springs loop
Observed: 8th August 2014
Added: 27th March 2015
Likely ID: Rhodocoma
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Rhodocoma capensis

Rhodocoma capensis
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Camdeboo Mts, upper slopes
Observed: 16th January 2011
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Description:

to 50cm, fairly common on upper south slopes below cliffs

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Spectacular Spectacular

Rhodocoma gigantea sf Millwood 23Jan2015
By: outrampsandra
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenOutrampsWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
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Location: Millwood Trail, southern Outeniquas
Observed: 23rd January 2015
Added: 30th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Leggy ladies, leggy gents - worthy of oooohs and aaaahhhs

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Rhodocoma gigantea

 Rhodocoma gigantea
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Vensterberg
Observed: 8th July 2011
Added: 11th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Cats Tail Restio

Rhodocoma capensis - Female
By: Mo_
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Knolfontein, Swartruggens
Observed: 21st September 2014
Added: 22nd September 2014
Identifications:1
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Capereed

Capereed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Sunbird Lodge surrounds
Observed: 16th August 2014
Added: 22nd August 2014
Identifications:1
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Rhodocoma gigantea

 Rhodocoma gigantea
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Vensterberg
Observed: 4th May 2014
Added: 31st May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Feather duster bush

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By: Aedan_123
Location: George botanical gardens
Observed: 17th April 2014
Added: 11th May 2014
Identifications:2
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Capereed

Capereed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Rooiberg Summit track
Observed: 10th September 2013
Added: 2nd May 2014
Likely ID: Rhodocoma
Identifications:1
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Rhodocoma gigantea (female) 01499

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Location: Tsitsikamma National Park, around Nature's Valley
Observed: 27th February 2014
Added: 31st March 2014
Identifications:1
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Rhodocoma gigantea [male] (01430)

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Location: Tsitsikamma National Park, around Nature's Valley
Observed: 27th February 2014
Added: 29th March 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Restionaceae sp.

 Restionaceae sp.
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Robinson Pass in the Outeniqua Mountains
Observed: 22nd November 2013
Added: 13th December 2013
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

Plant about 70cm tall.

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Rhodocoma capensis ...

Rhodacoma capensis 1.1
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Doringrivier West, in the Outeniqua's
Observed: 13th September 2013
Added: 14th November 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Rhodocoma fruticosa ...

Rhodocoma fruticosa 1.1
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Doringrivier West, in the Outeniqua's
Observed: 24th May 2013
Added: 14th November 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Restionaceae sp.

 Restionaceae sp.
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Kouga Wildernis
Observed: 3rd October 2013
Added: 31st October 2013
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Plant about 70cm tall.

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IMGP4803 Restionaceae Outiniqua Pass

IMGP4803 Restionaceae Outiniqua Pass
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Location: N12, George
Observed: 10th September 2012
Added: 1st September 2013
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Rhizomatous, robust, erect herb, with tufts of sterile, short shoots growing to one side of the stem from each node. Male inflorescences borne in axillary tufts towards the apices of the main stems.

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Rhodocoma gigantea dt

Rhodocoma gigantea dt
By: outramps
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Location: Windmeulnek in the Outeniquas
Observed: 23rd August 2013
Added: 30th August 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Dioecious, caespitose perennial with fertile culms to 3 m. Male spikelets paniculate, pendent, sterile branches verticillate.

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Capereed

Capereed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Hagelkraal321
Observed: 10th August 2013
Added: 19th August 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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River Reed

River Reed
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 A10d Picnic Area
Observed: 19th November 2011
Added: 11th July 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Rhodocoma capensis

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Riversong Farm
Observed: 17th February 2013
Added: 28th February 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Large restio - 1-1.5 m. In and along Twee riverbed, Riversong Farm. Whorles.

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Thamnochortus - Montagu WCape

Thamnochortus - Montagu WCape
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Location: Langeberg fynbos foothills, Montagu
Observed: 6th May 2012
Added: 24th February 2013
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Description:

This female may belong to this male or this male.

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Thamnochortus - Montagu WCape

Thamnochortus - Montagu WCape
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Location: Langeberg fynbos foothills, Montagu
Observed: 6th May 2012
Added: 24th February 2013
Identifications:2
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Description:

This male may belong to this female.

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Rhodocoma gigantea.mw

Rhodocoma gigantea.mw
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Outeniqua Trail
Observed: 15th February 2013
Added: 16th February 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Dioecious, caespitose perennial with fertile culms to 3 m. Male spikelets paniculate, pendent, sterile branches verticillate

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Cape Reed

Cape Reed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Paardepoort NW of Touwsriver
Observed: 27th April 2012
Added: 28th July 2012
Identifications:4
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Cape Reed

Cape Reed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Summit Walk to Kalander Trail
Observed: 20th December 2011
Added: 26th July 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Rhodocoma gigantea

Rhodocoma gigantea as
By: outrampsann
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOutramps
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Location: Montagu Pass, northern side of Outeniquas
Observed: 20th July 2012
Added: 21st July 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Tufted Restio with unbranched culms to 3m with sterile foliage at the nodes.
Third photo is a plant of well over 2M high. Recent rain caused a flood to flatten the bracken around it, but the Rhodocoma is as if the flood didn't happen.

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Rhodocoma fruticosa male

Rhodocoma fruticosa male as swawab120613
By: outrampsann
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Location: Ou Tol on Swartberg, near the Pass
Observed: 13th June 2012
Added: 13th June 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:4
Description:

Caespitose/tufted Restio, unbranching culms.
0.3 to 1.5m high

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Rhodocoma capensis

Rhodocoma capensis
By: outrampsann
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOutramps
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Location: Camferskloof, Outeniqua Mountains
Observed: 6th April 2012
Added: 7th April 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Clump forming Restio 1 - 2 m tall with whorls on the culms.

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Rhodocoma arida

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By: outramps
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Location: Rooiberg Gamka Nature Reserve
Observed: 3rd August 2011
Added: 12th August 2011
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

A clump-forming perennial that does not resprout after fire, with unbranched stems up to 2 m tall.

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