Observations in the Species: Villarsia goldblattiana

Common Name: Peninsula Bogbean

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Bogbean, Silvermine East - 2003

Villarsia capensis SNR-e 31Dec03
By: marlandza
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Silvermine (Nature Reserve) - East
Observed: 31st December 2003
Added: 14th May 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:9
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Villarsia goldblattiana

Villarsia goldblattiana
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Cape Point, nr Anvil Rock, 3
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 25th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

locally common (but very patchy) on very wet peaty soils; petioles to 30cm long, peduncles to 45cm; veld >40yrs old; no threats; Peninsula endemic

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Villarsia goldblattiana

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Location: Cape Peninsula
Observed: 3rd December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Giant Bogbean

Giant Bogbean
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: Breakfast Rock loop Silvermine E: ring road upper Steenberg Plateau
Observed: 22nd November 2015
Added: 6th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Burned March: 8 months old

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Bogbean with ants

IMG_3245 Camponotus niveosetosus (Hairy sugar ant)
By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge CommonSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Steenberg Plateau near Junction Pool
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 1st December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Most of these flowers had ant visitors.

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Villarsia

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge CommonSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Steenberg Plateau near Junction Pool
Observed: 25th November 2015
Added: 25th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:4
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Bog beans- the tall ones

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSeaKeys
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Location: Wetlands area on the Sirkelsvlei side of Rooihoogte
Observed: 14th November 2015
Added: 15th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Leaf petioles 190-320mm long, inflorescences more than 530mm tall.

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Peninsula Bogwort

Peninsula Bogwort
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
Plants expert
Location: Silvermine Muizenberg summit track
Observed: 2nd December 2012
Added: 12th April 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:4
Description:

Only found on the middle Peninsula this species is rather enigmatic.

From the habitat it is clear that this species loves disturbance. There are plants throughout the marsh, but most of the population is along the path. In fact, the same path that SANParks has closed to protect it (and the marsh). Without the path this population will collapse to a fraction of its current size.
A reminder that paths are part of the ecosystem: migrating herds (Eland, Elephant) and resident animals (Rhino and Grysbuck) would have kept a system of paths and trails across the mountains (esp.

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Villarzia

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By: AnthonyH
Botanical Society of South Africa A-team
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Location: Silver Mine (Nature Reserve), Cape Town
Observed: 11th November 2012
Added: 14th November 2012
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

flowering spike to 40cm high. Leaf texture leathery almost succulent.

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