Observations in the Species: Carissa macrocarpa

English Name: Amatoengoela or Amatungula or Amatungulu or Amatungulu Numnum or Big Numnum or Groot Noem-Noem or Grootnoem-Noem or Large Num-Num or Natal Plum or South African Tree Number 640.3

Synonyms also shown: Carissa grandiflora

Carissa macrocarpa

Carissa macrocarpa ( Non. )
By: Chris Wahlberg
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Nonoti
Observed on: 24th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th May 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Carissa macrocarpa

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Location: Robertson, South Africa
Observed on: 12th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

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096
By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Flagstaff, Transkei District
Observed on: 20th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Amatungulu

Carissa macrocarpa flower
By: adriaan_grobler
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Van Stadens
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Location: Lovemore Heights, Port Elizabeth, EC
Observed on: 4th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 5th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 4
Description: Planted around a cemetery, but also occurring in the surrounding bush. Some of the biggest plants of this species I've seen, easily reaching 4 m in height.

Carissa macrocarpa

 Carissa macrocarpa
By: Ruedi Siegenthaler
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Parks Honorary RangersVolunteer Wildfire Services
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Location: Main Rd, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 25th May 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th May 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

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006
By: cathome
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Suiderstrand Seemansweg 68
Observed on: 1st March 2012
Added to iSpot: 14th April 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 5
Comments: 2

Big num-num

Flower
By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Pulpit Rock St, Glenmore Beach
Observed on: 24th March 2013
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0
Description:

Leisure Bay Beach Walk

Found close (100m est) to beach. Several specimens seen. Large bush, much branched. Five sided flowers (40mm), slight pink tinge seen. Long tube. Too spiny to try to smell. Bright ovate leaves (30mm) with short stalk, and spiked apex. Shiny and leathery. Veins match Boon drawing. Nasty double thorns (20mm), red tips.

Tungulu

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed on: 1st March 2013
Added to iSpot: 1st March 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 8
Comments: 0
Description: Birds, monks don't allow fruits to ripen

Carissa macrocarpa

Carissa macrocarpa
By: Chris Wahlberg
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: 50, Erskine Ter
Observed on: 16th January 2013
Added to iSpot: 19th January 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0
Description: Dense shrub in coastal bush, on dunes. Multi-stemmed, much branched, bark rough, light brown; branchlets green.Spines strong and usually forked twice. Leaves opposite, ovate to round, taper to a bristle tip, leathery, shiny and dark green. Fruit green ripens to red. Flowers white, large with lobes 20mm.

Amatungulu

Carissa macrocarpa flower
By: Mo
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Buffels Bay, TMNP
Observed on: 1st May 2012
Added to iSpot: 6th May 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 4

Carissa macrocarpa

 Carissa macrocarpa
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: Brenton
Observed on: 14th February 2012
Added to iSpot: 15th February 2012
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 3

Carissa macrocarpa

Carissa macrocarpa
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: Buffelsbaai
Observed on: 8th November 2011
Added to iSpot: 12th November 2011
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

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