Observations in the Genus: Solanum

Common Name: Bitterapples

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Solanum linnaeanum

Solanum linnaeanum
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Uitzigt 216 Portion 39
Observed: 19th July 2016
Added: 26th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Solanum

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Silcrete tables north of Perdepoort East
Observed: 22nd July 2016
Added: 25th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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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: Contour Path on Devils Peak above Newlands
Observed: 24th July 2016
Added: 25th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Rivers here white water; further south all black water.

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Bugweed

Bugweed
By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Swaziland-Grid 2231DC
Observed: 8th August 2009
Added: 21st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Swaziland: 2009 Survey

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Solanum africanum

 Solanum africanum
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Belvedere Plantation
Observed: 26th June 2016
Added: 16th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Solanum genticulatum

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Location: KZN South Coast. 14, Houlton Dr
Observed: 1st October 2015
Added: 12th July 2016
Identifications:1
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Wild fruits

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Bedford Waterfall
Observed: 25th February 2007
Added: 7th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wilderness bugweed

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By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Wilderness
Observed: 17th June 2016
Added: 6th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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wcnp

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By: roefsispot
Location: wcnp
Observed: 4th July 2016
Added: 5th July 2016
Identifications:1
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Solanum

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Doringrivier east
Observed: 30th June 2016
Added: 1st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Compact plant growing in the rock crevice.

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Solanum mauritianum

 Solanum mauritianum
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Fancourt Links
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 25th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Urban Aliens - Riverside Pest - Bugweed

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By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Swellendam
Observed: 16th June 2016
Added: 21st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Urban Aliens - Riverside Pest - Bugweed

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By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Swellendam
Observed: 16th June 2016
Added: 21st June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Solanum tomentosum

Solanum cf tomentosum (1)
By: Dewidine
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen SebenzaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Nieuwefontein, Richmond
Observed: 12th April 2016
Added: 15th June 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Devil's apple (Solanum capsicoides)Mbona

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By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Mbona Private Nature Reserve, near Howick.
Observed: 15th January 2016
Added: 11th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Nasty looking chap with vicious thorns found in Mbona Forest. Very little SA data on this plant but good observation at iSpot node 693904. Concern has been expressed whether the species could become invasive but interestingly not recorded as a problem by "Invasive Species SA". Accessible description in Wikipedia . More technical descriptions.

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Solanum tomentosum

 Solanum tomentosum
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Koetzerskraal
Observed: 13th May 2016
Added: 9th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Solanum

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Location: Orange grove farm, Noree, Robertson
Observed: 16th March 2016
Added: 8th June 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Prickleapple

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Smithfield Golf Course
Observed: 19th May 2016
Added: 5th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Solanum

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Location: Klipberg Ridge SE of Koningsrivier
Observed: 2nd June 2016
Added: 2nd June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came across a few in the lower part of the gorge

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Flower in kgalagadi

Flower in Kgalagadi
By: scottnramsay
Location: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Observed: 9th January 2015
Added: 1st June 2016
Likely ID: Solanum
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Black nightshade, Nastergal

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 19th December 2015
Added: 21st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Another weedy plant

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Kruger National Park - Mathikithi Trail
Observed: 7th April 2016
Added: 13th May 2016
Likely ID: Solanum
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Gifappels

IG5_1705
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Location: Moreleta Kloof Municipal Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 4th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Yellow fruit

IG5_1373
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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:3
Agreements:1
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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By: Knysna Wildflowers
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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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

IG5_0982
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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

Brinjal,  cut veggie, seed and fruit
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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