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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climbing solanum

climbing solanum
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Location: Skulpiesbay NR
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 14th February 2016
Identifications:1
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Spiky Solanum

Solanum
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Location: Skulpiesbay NR
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 13th February 2016
Identifications:1
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?solanum incanum

Solanum - ? which one
By: ina faber
Location: Brandkop concervancy Bloemfontein
Observed: 2nd February 2016
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Spreading shrublike plant with large grey/green leaves and thorns/spines mainly on the stems - strong root system, new plants develop from the roots

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berries

berries
By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: The Island
Observed: 25th December 2015
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
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Red Buffalo-bur

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Location: Double Ro Ranch
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Tomato

Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Upper Tokai: old planations
Observed: 22nd January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
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Solanum giganteum in flower

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Location: Solanum giganteum, Magaliesberg
Observed: 24th January 2016
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
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Solanum

solanum
By: Stevo
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Porseleinberg Riebeek-Kasteel Swartland
Observed: 17th January 2016
Added: 18th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Sodomsapfel

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Location: Tygerberg
Observed: 4th December 2015
Added: 15th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Solanum tomentosum revisited, Cape Point - 2008

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By: marlandza
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Table Mountain National Park, Cape of Good Hope , Olifantsbos Road
Observed: 24th September 2008
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

This time I took a picture of the plant at the"Front Door"

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Solanum tomemtosum tomemtosum yellowish berries

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOverberg Lowlands Conservation Trust
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Location: Haarwegskloof Renosterveld Reserve
Observed: 14th January 2016
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Solanum tomemtosum coccineum red berries

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOverberg Lowlands Conservation Trust
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Location: Haarwegskloof Renosterveld Reserve
Observed: 14th January 2016
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Satan's bush

Flower
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Brandfort District
Observed: 11th January 2016
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Low growing plant growing in disturbed places (here next to a water through).

The natives suffer but the weeds thrive...

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ALIEN HORROR: Bugweed

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Alwil garage, Uvongo
Observed: 13th January 2016
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Plant eaten by Big Fat Cat

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 6th January 2016
Added: 7th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Plant being grown for permaculture garden. Id suggested by Tarita, Garden's Curator, GRBG Trust

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Tomato

Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Cape Infante s parking
Observed: 26th December 2015
Added: 1st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Tomato

Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Haarwegskloof house field
Observed: 25th December 2015
Added: 29th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements: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: Upper Tokai B31a
Observed: 17th December 2015
Added: 22nd December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

The glorious effect of fire on Fynbos

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Tomatoe

Tomatoe
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Upper Tokai B31a
Observed: 17th December 2015
Added: 22nd December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

The glorious effect of fire on Fynbos

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Solanum in forest undergrowth

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By: Wynand Uys
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Location: Blyde River near Hoedspruit
Observed: 15th December 2015
Added: 16th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Erect herb, about 0.7m tall. All leaves show signs of having been eaten.

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I should know this spiny local

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: CrocWorld Conservation Centre
Observed: 12th September 2015
Added: 12th December 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Tomato

Tomato
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: outside Addo Elephant Park opp toff Suurberg
Observed: 13th November 2015
Added: 5th December 2015
Likely ID: Solanum nigrum
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Nightshade

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Jonkershoek
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 30th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Shrub infesting stream bank - ht. 2m

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Bugweed (Mc Pool)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Mac Mac pools
Observed: 1st November 2015
Added: 21st November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Bitterapples (MR1)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: MR1
Observed: 31st October 2015
Added: 17th November 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gifappel

Hisilicon Balong
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Location: Vredefort Dome
Observed: 10th November 2015
Added: 11th November 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Bugweed (Sudwala)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Mankele
Observed: 23rd October 2015
Added: 11th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Bugweed (Sabie)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Bridal Veil Falls (Sabie)
Observed: 19th October 2015
Added: 7th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Green fruit turning orange

Fruit turning orange
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Location: Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 4th November 2015
Added: 5th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Plant is approx. 60cm high with green fruit approx. 1cm in diameter, and fruit are turning orange

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Solanum sisymbriifolium?

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Location: Ejubukweni road stream crossing.
Observed: 18th October 2015
Added: 5th November 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Shrub. Exotic. Streambank, sourveld grassland.

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Species with which Bitterapples (Solanum) interacts