Observations in the Genus: Solanum

Common Name: Bitterapples

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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Yellow fruit

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Location: Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Likely ID: Solanum
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Plant is approx 400mm high, fruit 1.5 to 2cm.

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Not a subtle plant

solanum
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Stoneybrook
Observed: 11th April 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Satanbos (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 9th March 2016
Added: 25th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
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Solanum tormentosum

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Location: Perdepoort West
Observed: 22nd April 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Individual plants on rocks along highest ridge

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White flower

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Location: Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 23rd April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:6
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Bugweed (Bulembu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Bulembu
Observed: 3rd March 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Yellow Brinjal

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By: Angela Chandler
Location: Bergville, area, KZN, South Africa
Observed: 7th April 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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Sodom Apple (R68)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R68 (1)
Observed: 2nd March 2016
Added: 20th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Solanum - Giant Devilfig

Solanum
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Wild Coast Trail: summit road through Vukandlule
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Tomato

Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Wild Coast Trail: summit road through Sicambeni
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 18th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Satansbos (CNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Camdeboo National Park - Dam side
Observed: 23rd February 2016
Added: 17th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Potato bush visited by a Carpenter Bee

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By: Margo V
Location: still bay west, south africa
Observed: 22nd February 2016
Added: 16th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

The Carpenter Bee loves this Potato Bush.

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Bugweed?

Bugweed?
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: Main track through Dwesa twixt Ngoma River and Dwesa Point road
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 13th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bugweed

Bugweed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Main track through Dwesa twixt Ngoma River and Dwesa Point road
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 13th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Giant Devilfig

Giant Devilfig
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Main track through Dwesa twixt Ngoma River and Dwesa Point road
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 13th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Bugweed bites the Dust

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By: outramps
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Location: Witfontein Forests above Glenbarrie in the Outeniquas
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

Clearing aliens with the EPWP guys and the Outramps HATeam

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Bugweed

Bugweed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Main track through Dwesa twixt Kobole & Ngoma Rivers
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Bugweed

Bugweed
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: Main track through Dwesa twixt Kobole & Ngoma Rivers
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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I should know this: Giant Devilfig

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Main track through Dwesa s of Kobole River
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Bugweed

Bugweed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Track s of Ngoma River Dwesa
Observed: 10th March 2016
Added: 12th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Solanum pseudocapsicum

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Location: Duiwe River Hike
Observed: 8th April 2016
Added: 9th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Pretoria National Botanical Garden - Solanum xanti?

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By: jimmymac2
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Location: Pretoria National Botanical Garden
Observed: 26th March 2016
Added: 7th April 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

Growing in the shade. ID made by a quick web search.

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Dronkbessie

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By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Leisure Bay, Port Edward
Observed: 30th March 2016
Added: 6th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

(Solanum africanum) Leisure Bay, Port Edward.

Growing in profusion along the stretch of beach in Leisure bay. Plant gets up to 2m but lots of smallers ones seen closer to te sea. Reference Gosnell as Solanum geniculatum p113.

Dicotyledons; Flower; Indigenous; SA Endemic; SOLANACEAE; Solanum africanum; Solanum geniculatum;

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Seaforth Tomato

Seaforth Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Morgans Bay to Kei River Mouth
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 6th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Bugweed

Bugweed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Incarha Drive Morgans Bay
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 5th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Bugweed (Mthatha)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Mthatha
Observed: 13th January 2016
Added: 22nd March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Solanum

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Location: The Island, Sedgefield
Observed: 5th March 2016
Added: 6th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Yellow fruit, wiggly leaves, serious looking thorns on leaves

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Small round bush

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By: Jimmy WhatmoreJimmy Whatmore’s reputation in PlantsJimmy Whatmore’s reputation in Plants
Location: Finsbury Estate
Observed: 9th February 2016
Added: 6th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

A small rounded bush. Leaves dark green above, paler below with veins prominent on the underside. Fruit like a cherry tomato.

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Solanum cf nigrum

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Location: aMont Rochelle
Observed: 10th December 2015
Added: 5th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Solanum campylacanthum subsp panduriforme

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Location: Korsman Bird Sanctuary, Benoni 1501
Observed: 23rd February 2016
Added: 29th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Low-growing solanum with greenish thorns on stems and leaf midribs.

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Species with which Bitterapples (Solanum) interacts