Observations in the Order: Lamiales

Gosela eckloniana

Gosela eckloniana
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Krom R, path to Disa Pool
Observed on: 16th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: reseeding shrub to 50cm; common only in the Cederberg; leaves linear; large bracts

blue-purple Fynbos flower

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By: sarge45
Location: Koperfontein Rd, Hopefield
Observed on: 1st September 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Plant 09

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By: brunnibrunni's reputation in Plants
Location: Unnamed Road, Ahanta West
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd October 2014
Likely ID: Lantana
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2
Description: Waist-high non-descriptive weed growing along paths and minor roads near civilization. Stem with small thorns, small bi-colored flowers. Coastal scrub.

exotic purple Fynbos flower

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By: sarge45
Location: Koperfontein Rd, Hopefield
Observed on: 31st August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Photographed at the Flower Fynbos Skou in Hopefield.

jacaranda

sunbird, southern doublecollared
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Cedars, inland KZN south coast
Observed on: 18th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

exotic blue

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Cedars, inland KZN south coast
Observed on: 18th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Pseudoselago parvifolia

Pseudoselago parvifolia fls
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Op de Berg NR, mid west vlakte
Observed on: 14th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: laxly branched reseeder, after fire 2yrs before; to 50cm; fls white with orange marks which rapidly turn black; rare amongst rocks on sandy plateau

Invasive or not? = Invasive

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By: Dewidine
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen Sebenza
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Location: R399, West Coast Peninsula
Observed on: 16th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 6

Inkblom

Inkblom
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Location: N2, Hectorskraal
Observed on: 19th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st October 2014
Likely ID: Harveya purpurea
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Graderia scabra

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, near top dam below workshop
Observed on: 29th October 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st October 2014
Likely ID: Graderia scabra
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Herb. Open sourveld grassland

Diclis reptans

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, near top dam below workshop
Observed on: 29th October 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Herb. Moist area in open sourveld grassland

Nemesia fruticans

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, near top dam below workshop
Observed on: 29th October 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Herb. Open sourveld grassland

Justicia sp?

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, near top dam below workshop
Observed on: 29th October 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st October 2014
Likely ID: Justicia
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Herb. Open sourveld grassland

Cycnium adonense

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, near top dam below workshop
Observed on: 29th October 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st October 2014
Likely ID: Cycnium adonense
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Herb. Open sourveld grassland

Salvia radula

Salvia radula
By: Graham G
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Unnamed Road, Central
Observed on: 6th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Salvia dolomitica

Salvia dolomitica
By: Graham G
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: R528, Woodbush Forest Reserve
Observed on: 6th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 3

Hyobanche sanguinea

 Hyobanche sanguinea
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: Camferskloof
Observed on: 17th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Hyobanche sanguinea

 Hyobanche sanguinea
By: Nicky
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Location: Camferskloof
Observed on: 17th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

nemesia

nemesia
By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Kalk Bay area
Observed on: 19th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th October 2014
Likely ID: Nemesia affinis
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Phake

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By: vynbos
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Location: Ridge above St James Peak
Observed on: 19th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Chascanum latifolium

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

Ink plant

Ink plant
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 4th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Featherbed NR_KNY_jbaard_1410-13

Featherbed NR_KNY_jbaard_1410-13
By: johanbaard
South African National Parks
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Location: Featherbed NR, Knysna
Observed on: 18th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th October 2014
Likely ID: Nemesia
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: 270mm tall

Justicia

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 7, Edge View Road
Observed on: 18th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Yellow Justicia

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Location: Mbazwana
Observed on: 16th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th October 2014
Likely ID: Justicia flava
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: In cut grassy area

Hyobanche sanguinea_RV_jbaard_1410-02 (Small)

Hyobanche sanguinea_RV_jbaard_1410-02 (Small)
By: johanbaard
South African National Parks
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Location: Rondevlei (Sedgefield) Western Cape, RSA
Observed on: 13th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: 12cm tall

Selago

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: Mostert St, East-Rural
Observed on: 17th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2014
Likely ID: Selago
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Selago?

Selago?
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Location: N2, Hectorskraal
Observed on: 12th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th October 2014
Likely ID: Selago
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: dwarf shrub, white flowers with green cnetre in the middle of flower head, leaves ovate, narrow

Selago

Selago
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Location: N2, Hectorskraal
Observed on: 12th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th October 2014
Likely ID: Selago setulosa
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: multi-branched dwarf shrub arising from a root stem,about 350 mm tall

Chaenostoma or Oftia ?

Chaenostoma - Oftia sp (1)
By: yvettevanwijk
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Blombosfontein coastal cliffs
Observed on: 10th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th October 2014
Likely ID: Oftia africana
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Emerging from small cracks in vertical rock faces.

Dicliptera sp.

 Hypoestes aristata var. aristata (Ribbon Bush)
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: The Great Fish River Nature Reserve
Observed on: 1st October 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th October 2014
Likely ID: Dicliptera
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Heavily grazed.

Hyobanche

Hyobanche atropurpurea
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: R319, Overberg District Municipality
Observed on: 6th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th October 2014
Likely ID: Hyobanche rubra
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

How to tell if your herbicide works....

Evidence of contractor 'clearing' under pylons
By: Fynbosphil
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Location: Rd 2296 Rd, Nelspruit
Observed on: 8th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Hint: If the plant comes back like this....IT'S NOT WORKING!! - Mind you, at least you get to come back next year and do it all over again

Give that man a bells

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By: Fynbosphil
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Location: Rd 2296 Rd, Nelspruit
Observed on: 8th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 3

Lantana

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Location: Rd 2296 Rd, Nelspruit
Observed on: 8th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Does fire kill lantana = NO

Coppice from burnt stems
By: Fynbosphil
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Location: R40, Ehlanzeni
Observed on: 7th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Note coppicing from amongst burnt stems - fire might reduce above-ground biomass but does not threaten the plant

Can you use fire to kill Yellow-bell = NO

Clusters of coppice
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Location: R40, Ehlanzeni
Observed on: 7th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Note how fire reduces above-ground biomass but does nothing to slow down the surviving rootstock. This is crying out for a systemic herbicide while its still small enough....

Alien - Yellow Bells

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By: Fynbosphil
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Location: Bundu Lodge, Mbombela
Observed on: 7th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Unknown white flower

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Location: Unnamed Road, Western District
Observed on: 23rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Likely ID: Sutera
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Cycnium racemosum

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Location: Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve
Observed on: 30th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Hyobanche glabrata

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By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: West of Bulletrap
Observed on: 17th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Plant

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Location: Spruit St, Dullstroom
Observed on: 12th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Root Parasite

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By: Jeffrey GroenewaldJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in PlantsJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in Plants
Location: R399, West Coast DC
Observed on: 23rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th October 2014
Likely ID: Hyobanche
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Small, purple, spherical plant covered with 'hairs'.

black Manuela

black Manuela
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Location: 30, Deining Street Stillbay
Observed on: 11th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th October 2014
Likely ID: Lyperia tristis
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Straggly herb about 300 mm high

Selago

Selago
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Location: 30, Deining Street Stillbay
Observed on: 11th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th October 2014
Likely ID: Selago spuria
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: plant about 300 mm high

flower

flower
By: rianabate
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Location: R385, Benede Oranje
Observed on: 10th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: approx 30 cm tall

Unknown shrub

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By: CathyCathy's reputation in Plants
Location: 81, Playglen Rd
Observed on: 10th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: Shrub with non - entire leaves, small mauve flowers and red berries similar to Mickey Mouse bush berries.

Unknown flowering plant

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By: Jeffrey GroenewaldJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in PlantsJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in Plants
Location: R399, West Coast DC
Observed on: 22nd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 10th October 2014
Likely ID: Nemesia
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: many stemmed flowering plant, broad leaves with serrated edges, white five petal flowers and bristles on stems.

Flower

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Location: Danielshoogte
Observed on: 23rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 10th October 2014
Likely ID: Nemesia
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Nemesia

Nemesia flower
By: Cecilia Wolmarans
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Location: Ou Paardevlei Rd, Firgrove Rural
Observed on: 11th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 10th October 2014
Likely ID: Nemesia
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Wonderful shade of blue.

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