Observations in the Order: Saxifragales

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Cotyledon velutina

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Location: Koedoeskloof, Uitenhage
Observed: 8th July 2016
Added: 30th August 2016
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Observed amongst edge of Albany Alluvial and Sunday's Doringveld Thicket in Koedoeskloof area, close to Uitenhage/Despatch.

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Flowering shield. Please ID

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By: KarooboyKarooboy’s reputation in Plants
Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 29th August 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Likely ID: Crassula
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Crassula

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By: Richard Adcock
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Location: Matsikamma Mts. at waterfaal
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Likely ID: Crassula umbella
Identifications:1
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Succulent and companion, please ID both?

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By: KarooboyKarooboy’s reputation in Plants
Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Adromischus triflorus

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Witteberg, S of Matjiesfontein, 1
Observed: 25th August 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Crassula

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Location: Good Hope Forestry Estate
Observed: 21st January 2008
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:2
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Krimpsiektebos

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Entomological Society of Southern AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Namaqua National Park
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
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Botterboom

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Entomological Society of Southern AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Namaqua National Park
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:1
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Desert raspberries

Tiny red dots quartz
By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Anysberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 16th August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:4
Agreements:1
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Tiny little red 'plants'

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Crassula pyramidalis?

Crassula pyramidalis too
By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Land se Kloof western hillside, Anysberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 18th August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Crassula columnaris, past, present and future

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Anysberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 16th August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:1
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Haven't a clue

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By: Stevo
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Porseleinberg, Riebeek Valley
Observed: 24th August 2016
Added: 24th August 2016
Identifications:1
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Comments:2
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One of the species that has emerged from soil seed bank samples taken from renosterveld on a north-facing slope for a soil seed bank study. At first I thought it might be a Crassula, but the flowers don't look right. Need to take photos of them close up and add them here.

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Cotyledon orbiculata

Cotyledon orbiculata
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Location: Cumberland Nature Reserve
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 24th August 2016
Identifications:2
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Comments:1
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Specimen is a part of the family Crassulaceae. Specimen is low, shrubby and roughly 50cm in height. Leaves are succulent, very waxy and covered in a white powdery substance. Leaf margins are outlined by a red border on the top half of the leaf. Leaves are evergreen. Flowers were bell-shaped, drooping and arranged in clusters of 2-5. This particular specimen was growing very close to a rock, almost under it. Perennial. Known to be poisonous to cattle and farm animals particularly sheep and goats, causing paralysis, muscle convulsions and bloating in affected animals.

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Crassula umbella?

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Prinspoort, Anysberg
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Likely ID: Crassula umbella
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Vygie-ish Stonecrop

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By: adriaan_grobler
Botanical Society of South AfricaCentre for African Conservation EcologyCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Van Stadens
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Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Crassula

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Location: Skulpiesbay NR
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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20 cm high, white flowers

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Crassula hemisphaerica

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Prinspoort, Anysberg
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Mini pizza margherita

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Prinspoort, Anysberg
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Likely ID: Crassula pageae
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
Description:

There were three small, circular 'plants' growing in the dry sand of the river bed.

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Lizard-skin Crassula?

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Location: 2 Gannas Trail, Steenboksvlakte Farm
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Leaf surface seems similiar to the description of Crassula tecta, but doesn't quite look like other observations of Crassula tecta, which I've never seen before.
Growing on a moist, cool south-facing slope above a stream bed

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Crassula umbella never ceases to delight me!

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Location: 2 Gannas Trail, Steenboksvlakte Farm
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Likely ID: Crassula umbella
Identifications:1
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On a shady, moist south-facing slope, close to a gully

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Tiny succulent Crassula?

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Location: 2 Gannas Trail, Steenboksvlakte Farm
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:3
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This is a really tiny plant which grows mainly in rock crevices. The succulent leaves are maximum 10mm diameter, but often closer to 5mm!
It was quite common in rock crevices on the upper reaches of this shady & moist south-facing slope, but was also observed in rock crevices elsewhere.

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Crassula simulans

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Location: 2 Gannas Trail, Steenboksvlakte Farm
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Redlisted as Vulnerable
Found on the upper reaches of this shady & moist south-facing slope, close to a gully
Not very common: probably saw a maximum of about 30 plants in a few different locations on this south-facing slope
Often found growing in the middle of the new Crassula species which is very abundant on the upper reaches of this slope, as can be seen in a few of the photos

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Another location for new Crassula species awaiting description

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Location: 2 Gannas Trail, Steenboksvlakte Farm
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:4
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"Carpeting" the ground in some areas on the upper reaches of this moist south-facing slope which is close to a gully.
Links to observations of this species at another location:
A few Crassula simulans plants were found growing among this species as shown in one of the photos. (Link to obs of Crassula simulans: )
Only dry flowerheads were found (as can be seen in some of the photos)

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Tylecodon paniculatus

Tylecodon paniculatus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Doringrivier west of Zebra
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 19th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Crassula umbella

Crassula umbella
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Doringrivier west of Zebra
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 19th August 2016
Likely ID: Crassula umbella
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Crassula mollis

Crassula mollis
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Doringrivier west of Zebra
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 19th August 2016
Likely ID: Crassula mollis
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Crassula mollis

 Crassula mollis
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Doringrivier west of Zebra
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 19th August 2016
Likely ID: Crassula mollis
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Adromischus triflorus

 Adromischus triflorus
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Doringrivier west of Zebra
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 19th August 2016
Identifications:1
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Crassula rupestris subsp. rupestris

 Crassula rupestris subsp. rupestris
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Doringrivier west of Zebra
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 17th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Crassula rupestris with some bright yellow leaves

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Location: Vrolijkheid ramble
Observed: 16th August 2016
Added: 17th August 2016
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Seemed to be the same plant. Most C.rupestris leaves in this area are reddish at the moment. These yellow leaves really stood out next to the reddish ones.

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