Observations in the Family: Asparagaceae

English Name: Asparaguses or Behnias or Dragontrees or Hostas or Lilyofthevallies or Woolseeds

Synonyms also shown: Ruscaceae, Behniaceae, Convallariaceae, Dracaenaceae, Eriospermaceae, Hostaceae

Asparagus sp.

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Observed on: 17th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th October 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Description: Rocky area near stream in open sourveld grassland

Asparagus scandens

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By: johanbaard
South African National Parks
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Location: Groenkop SF, George, WC, RSA
Observed on: 7th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Description: soft twining forest creeper

Asparagus 6599

Asparagus sp., 6599 (1)
By: yvettevanwijk
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Location: Blombosfontein coastal cliffs
Observed on: 11th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Description: On sandy-limestone areas sheltering patches of other salt-wind pruned bonsai shrubs

Asparagus scandens dt

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By: outramps
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Location: Krom River Hike
Observed on: 10th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Wild asparagus 3

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Plants
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 22nd September 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Flower at Msinsi CCA no 9

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By: Paolo Candotti
Kloof Conservancy
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Location: 41, Klooflands Rd
Observed on: 7th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Flower at Msinsi CCA no 8

Msinsi 8
By: Paolo Candotti
Kloof Conservancy
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Location: 41, Klooflands Rd
Observed on: 7th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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069 3 Aug 2014

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Location: Laingsburg, Central Karoo DC
Observed on: 3rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Asparagus

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Location: Kuda St, St Lucia
Observed on: 26th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 2nd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 3

Aparagus africanus, not sure

Aparagus africanus
By: DianaG
Location: Lowveld
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 30th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Asparagus

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Location: Cannon Rocks
Observed on: 26th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th September 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: plant about 1m high

Dracaena

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Location: Grunter St, St Lucia
Observed on: 11th June 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Asparagus macowanii ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Vulture Restaurant, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 4th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Plant ID?

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By: Ross Alexander
Location: 1, St George Rd
Observed on: 24th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2
Description: This plant was a present my girlfriend got from her grandmother in Lisbon

Calitzdorp Eriospermum fungus

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By: magrietb
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Location: Calitzdorp
Observed on: 29th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd September 2014
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii
By: Graham G
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Beacon Hill, Umtamvuna NR
Observed on: 18th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Eriospermum - Ceres Karoo WCape

Eriospermum - Ceres Karoo WCape
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Location: R355 picnic spot, Ceres Karoo WCape
Observed on: 30th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th September 2014
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Second photo shows remains of inflorescence.

Asparagus sp.

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed on: 26th November 2005
Added to iSpot: 13th September 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Description: Herb. Kiaat woodland/sourveld grassland.

Eriospermum paradoxum

 Eriospermum paradoxum
By: Nicky
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Location: Heaven in Langkloof
Observed on: 6th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 10th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Bobbejaanoor

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Plants
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 23rd March 2008
Added to iSpot: 10th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Eriospermum paradoxum

 Eriospermum paradoxum
By: Nicky
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Location: Mossindustria
Observed on: 5th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 8th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
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Asparagus

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By: maddy
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Location: Ozabeni west
Observed on: 22nd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: flowers are very sweetly scented

Sansevieria

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By: maddy
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Location: Ozabeni west
Observed on: 5th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Eriospermum aff lanceifolium

Eriospermum aff lanceifolium - Uitkoms 1
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Laastedrif, Bo Swaarmoed; area 1
Observed on: 4th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: uncommon in seasonally damp clay soils in Ceres Shale Renosterveld; veld > 15yrs old; presumably either this or E bayeri

orchid

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Ferry point Rd, Agate Terrace
Observed on: 4th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
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Description: Photo by Mike Bate

Giba Gorge Environmental Precinct

Eriospermum ornathigaloides
By: lyle.ground
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Location: 16, 400120 St
Observed on: 5th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Skoonma-Se-Tong

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Location: Nwanetsi
Observed on: 1st November 2012
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Dracaena aletriformis ...

Dracaena aletiformis
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Msikaba River area, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 20th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Eriospermum dielsianum

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By: Nick Helme
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Location: Malagas Pont, Malagas
Observed on: 29th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: either this or E pubescens; but silvery hairs and lf shape suggest dielsianum; in shade of shrubs on shale

Asparagus sp.

Asparagus sp.
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Location: Vandersterberg Noord
Observed on: 23rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 29th August 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1
Description: Smells like garlic. Flaccid spineless plant.

Eriospermum

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By: hagen dreherhagen dreher's reputation in Plantshagen dreher's reputation in Plants
Location: near Uitkyk Pass
Observed on: 29th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th August 2014
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Eriospermum

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By: hagen dreherhagen dreher's reputation in Plantshagen dreher's reputation in Plants
Location: near Perdekloof Farm
Observed on: 29th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th August 2014
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: some of these tiny plants I found in a small pan. Leaf diameter is about 1 cm.

Eriospermum

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By: hagen dreherhagen dreher's reputation in Plantshagen dreher's reputation in Plants
Location: near Perdekloof Farm
Observed on: 29th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th August 2014
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Eriospermum

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By: hagen dreherhagen dreher's reputation in Plantshagen dreher's reputation in Plants
Location: Cederberg Oasis
Observed on: 28th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1
Description: An Eriospermum near Cederberg Oasis- what species is it?

Asparagus rubicundus

Asparagus rubicundus (2)
By: Dewidine
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen Sebenza
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Location: Babilonstoren
Observed on: 24th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Asparagus multiflorus

Asparagus multiflorus
By: Nicky
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Location: Herbertsdale Road R327
Observed on: 22nd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

prickley vegies

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By: Richard Adcock
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Location: Babylonstoren, Simonsberg
Observed on: 24th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: Spiny shrub to 1,2m with new growth

Asparagus oliveri

Asparagus oliveri
By: EGHOliver
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Rooiberg, Calitzdorp
Observed on: 23rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 4
Description: Numerous erect spiny stems up to 200 mm long growing from a very large lignotuber. Flowers borne completely hidden within the spiky bottle-brush-like stems thus hardly noticeable; petals succulent, green or purple towards sun, curved over anthers and hardly opening.

Wild asparagus 3

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Plants
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 18th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Bowstring Hemp, Wildewortel 3

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Plants
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Bowstring Hemp, Wildewortel 2

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Plants
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Bowstring Hemp, Wildewortel

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in PlantsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Plants
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Eriospermum arenosum

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By: Nick Helme
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Location: Namakwa NP; NW of Taaibosduin
Observed on: 6th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Description: very common in Namaqualand Sand Fynbos, on dunes; lvs to 25mm diam, glabrous, growing flat on surface of sands; tuber flesh white

Erio lanceifolium

Erio lancei
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Bridgetown
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: in Swartland Shale Renosterveld, but here on dolomite, or what is left of it - next to the quarry

Asparagus

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By: Stevo
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Porseleinberg Riebeek-Kasteel Swartland
Observed on: 12th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 3

Wag-'n-bietjie

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By: vanrensk
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Location: Silverboom, Somerset West
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Asparagus capensis var. capensis

 Asparagus capensis var. capensis
By: Nicky
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: De Rust
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Eriospermum capense subsp. capense

 Eriospermum capense subsp. capense
By: Nicky
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Location: De Rust
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Eriospermum capense subsp. capense

 Eriospermum capense subsp. capense
By: Nicky
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Location: De Rust
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Eriospermum aequilibre

 Eriospermum aequilibre
By: Nicky
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: De Rust
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 3
Description: Hysteranthous, solitary, erect leaf 15cm tall; dark purple contempory leaf sheath (petiole like structure)8cm long, 1mm diameter. Old membranous leaf sheath 6,5cm long. Tuber with light brown skin is white inside. Red Listed: Vulnerable

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