Observations in the Genus: Solanum

Common Name: Bitterapples

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Spiny solanum

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Location: Blueliliesbush
Observed: 21st February 2017
Added: 21st February 2017
Identifications:2
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Description:

3.5m tall, spiny

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Large-leaved Solanum

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Location: UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 19th February 2017
Added: 19th February 2017
Likely ID: Solanum
Identifications:1
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Description:

Flower bracts with prickles

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Common Solanum species

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Location: UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 19th February 2017
Added: 19th February 2017
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
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Description:

Orange fruit. Leaf stem, midrib, and flower bracts with prickles

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Something in the Potato/Tomato family

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Location: Lions Head
Observed: 21st January 2017
Added: 18th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
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Solanum

Solanum
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 12th February 2017
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Potato Creeper

Potato Creeper
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 16th December 2016
Added: 21st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Solanum giganteum

Solanum mauritianum
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Sparrebosch Trail
Observed: 14th January 2017
Added: 17th January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Bugweed

Bugweed
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 10th December 2016
Added: 14th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Unknown Berry

Unknown Berry
By: Grahamv
Location: Jacobs Bay
Observed: 7th January 2017
Added: 7th January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Small black berry with tiny seeds in side found in Garden

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Bugweed (7 Passes)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: 7 Passes (Homtini River)
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Deep lilac creeper

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By: fayne connelly
CREW (Gauteng)
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Location: The Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 29th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:10
Description:

A creeper. Leaves lobed and bright green. Flowers are deep mauve to lilac colour and hang in clusters.

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Nightshade

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By: fayne connelly
CREW (Gauteng)
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Location: The Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 29th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Margin of leaves wavy. Flowers are small, white and droop. Growing in shady, disturbed area.

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Latin for nightshade

(78) IMG_4653  Solanum sisymbrifolium
By: fayne connelly
CREW (Gauteng)
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Location: The Country Club Johannesburg Woodmead
Observed: 12th December 2016
Added: 28th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Bushy shrublet, covered with many reddish brown straight spines. Leaves are deeply lobed and covered with hairs and also have numerous reddish thorns on them. Flowers showy and white to the palest blue when faded. Anthers bright yellow and quite pronounced.

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Solanum (Ngcolora)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Ngcolora bridge
Observed: 8th March 2015
Added: 26th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Thissel

Thissel
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Location: Mooifontein
Observed: 21st November 2016
Added: 25th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Tomato

Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Haarwegskloof Renosterveld Site
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 21st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bugweed

Bugweed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Aloe Hill trail
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Bugweed

Bugweed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Banks of Breede River Langelsiekraal camp site
Observed: 16th November 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Little white flower - cont

Little white flower - cont
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Zaaihoek Wakkerstroom
Observed: 23rd November 2016
Added: 1st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Solanum rigescens

Solanum rigescens
By: jillblignaut
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Location: Langeberg Survey: 47SH Stonehaven Tradouw River North
Observed: 22nd March 2015
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Black Berries

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Location: Witteberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 23rd November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Tomato

Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Wakkerstroom wetlands to e of town
Observed: 21st November 2016
Added: 27th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Tomato

Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Wakkerstroom - Martins Dam n side
Observed: 21st November 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Bitterapple

Bitterapple
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Paulpeters road to Groenvlei - SE Wakkerstroom
Observed: 19th November 2016
Added: 25th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Tomato

Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Wakkerstroom quarry on SE end of town
Observed: 20th November 2016
Added: 23rd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Solanum burchellii

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By: Alison Young
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Location: Richtersveld
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 19th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Low shrub growing on the edge of a dry seasonal river bed.

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Bugweed (R102)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R102 (1)
Observed: 19th October 2016
Added: 2nd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Bush along the road

Bush up to Tree size
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Location: Long Tom pass
Observed: 22nd October 2016
Added: 24th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Doringtamatie (KWT)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: King Williams Town (2)
Observed: 12th October 2016
Added: 24th October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Thunbergia natalensis

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Location: Pietermaritzburg
Observed: 20th October 2016
Added: 24th October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Shrublet up to 1.2 m. in grassland or forest margins. Unbranched stems from woody base. leaves +- 80 x 50 mm, margins with few blunt teeth near base, flowers +- 80 mm wide , blue-mauve, tube +- 40 x 15 mm, pale blue outside, yellow within, bracts 15-20 x 10-15 mm, veinsconspicuous.

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Species with which Bitterapples (Solanum) interacts