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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Geel Solanum-bessie

P1260794, veldvruggies, klein
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Location: Zinyathi kamp, Steenbokpan
Observed: 2nd May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Solanum sp.

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Location: Maphalaleni Road, riverbank by Mbuluzi River causeway
Observed: 24th April 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Shrub. Exotic. Disturbed area, riverbank, open sourveld grassland.

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Spiny Leaf Forb

SpikyLeaf
By: lynnestone17
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersPenryn College
Location: Sudwala Caves
Observed: 12th May 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Next to river

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Bugweed (R102 - H.dorp-w)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R102 - Humansdorp (W)
Observed: 10th May 2015
Added: 16th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Bugweed (N2 Kruis)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: N2 - Kruisrivier
Observed: 10th May 2015
Added: 14th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Solanum tom

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Haarwegskloof Renosterveld Reserve
Observed: 13th May 2015
Added: 13th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Geneva Solanum

Solanum sisymbrifolium EL Geneva Easter weekend 2008P1150007
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Location: Cintsa East, farm opposite Inkwenkwezi Nature Reserve
Observed: 21st March 2008
Added: 13th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

stout spiny herb c. 1.5 m high

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Solanum (St Francis)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Cape St Francis
Observed: 9th May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Blom

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: San Lameer
Observed: 6th May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Likely ID: Solanum
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Tomato

Tomato
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Amonsepoort Trail
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Young veld 2 years?

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Solanum seaforthianum

 Solanum seaforthianum
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Utopia Nature Resort, Magaliesberg
Observed: 29th April 2015
Added: 9th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Alien from Tropical America

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Bugweed

Bugweed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Road up to Back Table
Observed: 26th April 2015
Added: 8th May 2015
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: Road up to Back Table
Observed: 26th April 2015
Added: 8th May 2015
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: Road up to Back Table
Observed: 26th April 2015
Added: 8th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Dronkbessie

Solanum africanum dt coagou2704150082
By: outramps
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Location: Goukamma Nature Reserve
Observed: 27th April 2015
Added: 5th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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dronkbessie

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Location: Dunes above Sandy Bay
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 1st May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Solanum giant

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 27th April 2015
Added: 30th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Tall fast growing plant that suddenly appeared in our garden

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Location: Irene, pretoria
Observed: 28th April 2015
Added: 28th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Can anyone help identify this plant. The plant is a tall fast growing plant that suddenly appeared in our garden. Plant is approximately 2.5m high at present, has a single stem, with large pale green leaves. It has small clusters of dark purple flowers at the ends of branches. Stem is pale green with white to light yellow spots. Small leave like structures form along stems between leaves.

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Solanum with obtuse calyx lobes

Solanum retroflexum Mthatha (2)
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Location: Mthatha
Observed: 18th February 2015
Added: 21st April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

erect to sprawling herb

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Dronkbessie

Dronkbessie
By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola Beach, Sedgefield
Observed: 16th April 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Bugweed (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: 3, Matutuíne
Observed: 5th September 2009
Added: 12th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bugweed (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: 3, Matutuíne
Observed: 5th September 2009
Added: 12th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bugweed (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: 3, Matutuíne
Observed: 5th September 2009
Added: 12th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bugweed (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: 3, Matutuíne
Observed: 5th September 2009
Added: 12th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bugweed (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: 3, Matutuíne
Observed: 5th September 2009
Added: 12th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bugweed (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: 3, Matutuíne
Observed: 5th September 2009
Added: 12th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bugweed (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: 3, Matutuíne
Observed: 5th September 2009
Added: 10th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Solanum capense

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Haarwegskloof Renosterveld Reserve
Observed: 9th April 2015
Added: 9th April 2015
Likely ID: Solanum capense
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Blue flowers

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: The Island, Sedgefield
Observed: 31st March 2015
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Is this an Alien?

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Soda Apple Nightshade (Port St Johns)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 11th March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Species with which Bitterapples (Solanum) interacts