Observations in the Family: Loranthaceae

English Name: Mistletoes

lighted candles

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: N14, Kalahari District Council
Observed on: 17th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
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Red creeper in Msasa

Msasas (9)
By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Pomene View Lodge, Pomene National Reserve
Observed on: 2nd October 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th October 2014
Likely ID: Tapinanthus
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Red creeper a bit high to photograph properly.

Mistletoe on one 'o them pea things - Kenhardt NCape

Mistletoe on one 'o them pea things - Kenhardt NCape
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Location: R27 Kenhardt NCape
Observed on: 8th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 2nd October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Mistletoe

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Dwesa Nature Reserve
Observed on: 19th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
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Bird lime?

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By: mdevillmdevill's reputation in Plantsmdevill's reputation in Plantsmdevill's reputation in Plants
Location: Farm Koetzerskraal, Oudtshoorn
Observed on: 4th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Plicosepalus

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By: maddy
Sea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Ozabeni west
Observed on: 5th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
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Orange match stick flowers

Orange match stick flowers
By: MagdaMagda's reputation in PlantsMagda's reputation in PlantsMagda's reputation in Plants
Location: On the way to Ophansi Gate
Observed on: 25th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th August 2014
Likely ID: Agelanthus
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Mistletoe

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Location: Berg en Dal Mrt 2012
Observed on: 26th March 2012
Added to iSpot: 28th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

tapinanthus

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Unnamed Road, Presidentsrus
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Vuurhoutjies

Septulina glauca vuurhoutjies de hoop Richtersveld
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Location: De Hoop
Observed on: 18th August 2006
Added to iSpot: 7th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
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Misteltoe in Knobthorn 4web 1441622

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By: guido.cozaguido.coza's reputation in Plantsguido.coza's reputation in Plantsguido.coza's reputation in Plants
Location: Guma Lagoon
Observed on: 29th June 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: High up in Acacia (Knob Thorn) sims to prefer Acacias, as I found more also in Acacia (Paperbark Acacia) but never in other trees!

Moquiniella rubra on Vachellia karro

 Moquiniella rubra on Vachellia karro
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: Unnamed Road, Prins Albert
Observed on: 2nd June 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th June 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

A breathtaking sight! - Ladismith WCape

A breathtaking sight! - Ladismith WCape
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Location: Vergenoeg floodplain old lands, Ladismith WCape
Observed on: 25th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st June 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Loranthus

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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed on: 13th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th May 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Flowers just starting to open

Moquiniella rubra

Moquiniella rubra
By: Cameron McMaster
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaLepidopterists' Society of AfricaOverberg Lowlands Conservation TrustSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Middledrift Farm, Cathcart
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th May 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Sweet nectar

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Location: C13, Richtersveld National Park
Observed on: 9th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th May 2014
Likely ID: Septulina ovalis
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: The tube like flowers when open could be sucked to taste sweet nectar.

soft glue

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By: Francois KrielFrancois Kriel's reputation in Fungi and LichensFrancois Kriel's reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Location: Daberas Pass, Karas
Observed on: 21st March 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2

firecracker mistletoe

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed on: 19th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 28th March 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 3
Description: Several clumps, about 1x1m, blooming briefly high-up in neighbour's huge overhanging Trichilia dregeana (Forest Mahogany)

Parasite?

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By: lecat
Location: 31, Cove Rock St
Observed on: 2nd February 2014
Added to iSpot: 2nd February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Is this some sort of parasitic plant? It seems to be growing out of the branch of a coastal hibiscus...see 3rd pic. Any help would be great. Thanks

Lighted Matches, Vuurhoutjiesvoëlent

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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: C28, Namib-Naukluft National Park
Observed on: 20th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd January 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 2

Lighted Matches

Botsalano U 441
By: Mike Rex
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Location: Sentry Hill - Botsalano Game Reserve
Observed on: 3rd January 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd January 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Septulina sp

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Location: Minwater farm
Observed on: 21st October 2011
Added to iSpot: 12th December 2013
Likely ID: Septulina
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Tapinanthus oleifolius

Tapinanthus oleifolius
By: PieterMierPieterMier is knowledgeable about PlantsPieterMier's earned reputation in PlantsPieterMier's earned reputation in PlantsPieterMier's earned reputation in PlantsPieterMier's earned reputation in PlantsPieterMier's earned reputation in Plants
Location: Sendelingsdrift
Observed on: 17th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 9th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2

Loranthaceae

Loranthaceae
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Location: D276, Richtersveld National Park
Observed on: 17th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 9th December 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 3

Voelent

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 10, Fort Malan Street
Observed on: 5th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 5th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Septulina glauca

Septulina glauca
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Location: Orange River
Observed on: 26th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 8th November 2013
Likely ID: Septulina glauca
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Redberry viscum - Montagu WCape

Redberry viscum - Montagu WCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean is knowledgeable about PlantsMarion Maclean's earned reputation in PlantsMarion Maclean's earned reputation in PlantsMarion Maclean's earned reputation in PlantsMarion Maclean's earned reputation in PlantsMarion Maclean's earned reputation in Plants
Location: Hoek van die Berg, N of Montagu WCape
Observed on: 9th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 25th October 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1

Microloma?

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By: Francois KrielFrancois Kriel's reputation in PlantsFrancois Kriel's reputation in PlantsFrancois Kriel's reputation in PlantsFrancois Kriel's reputation in Plants
Location: 97, Voortrekker Street
Observed on: 28th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 13th October 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Loranthaceae Springbok 24 Sep 13

Loranthaceae Springbok 24 Sep 13
By: stevewoodhall
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersLepidopterists' Society of Africa
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Location: R355, Springbok
Observed on: 24th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 9th October 2013
Likely ID: Septulina glauca
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Growing in Searsia bushes. Foodplant of Stugeta subinfuscata reynoldsi butterfly

Mistletoe on Butterflyleaf

Mistletoe on Butterflyleaf
By: tony rebelo
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Location: De Hoop campsite along Orange River
Observed on: 31st August 2013
Added to iSpot: 7th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Candles in Weeping Gwarrie

Candles in Weeping Gwarrie
By: tony rebelo
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Location: n De Hoop along Orange River to Boplaats
Observed on: 31st August 2013
Added to iSpot: 6th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Mistletoe in Karoo Lantern

Mistletoe in Karoo Lantern
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Kooks River plains
Observed on: 27th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 30th September 2013
Likely ID: Septulina ovalis
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Mistletoe in Honeythorn

Mistletoe in Honeythorn
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Kooks River plains
Observed on: 27th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 30th September 2013
Likely ID: Septulina ovalis
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

IMGP5056

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By: pwestonpweston's reputation in Plantspweston's reputation in Plantspweston's reputation in Plantspweston's reputation in Plants
Location: R342, Addo Elephant National Park
Observed on: 12th September 2012
Added to iSpot: 25th September 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 4
Description: Shrub with leafy axillary short shoots.

Mistletoe

Mistletoe
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Pootjiespram Mountain ridge through amphitheatre n Great Bend
Observed on: 26th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

Bird Lime

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed on: 4th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 19th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2

Candles on Desert Broom

Candles on Desert Broom
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Pootjiespram Campsite 3
Observed on: 25th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 18th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Matchstick Mistletoe in Weeping Guarie

Matchstick Mistletoe in Weeping Guarie
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Orange River east of Pootjiespram Campsite 3
Observed on: 25th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 16th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Voëlent (Septulina glauca)

Septulina glauca (2)
By: Joanette Le CornuJoanette Le Cornu's reputation in PlantsJoanette Le Cornu's reputation in PlantsJoanette Le Cornu's reputation in Plants
Location: Magaliesberg (28ste laan Rietfontein)
Observed on: 22nd March 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2013
Likely ID: Septulina glauca
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: Magaliesberg

Flowering candles

Flowering candles
By: Stevo
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Jacobs Bay West coast
Observed on: 17th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1

Lighted matches Hounslow Gtn

Lighted matches Hounslow Gtn
By: Alice Aubrey
South African National Biodiversity InstituteSpider Club of South Africa
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Location: Hounslow, Grahamstown
Observed on: 20th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 16th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 2

Kersies

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By: koosclaassens
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: 1, Mauritz Rd
Observed on: 10th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 11th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Moquiniella

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By: Lee JonesLee Jones is knowledgeable about PlantsLee Jones's earned reputation in PlantsLee Jones's earned reputation in PlantsLee Jones's earned reputation in PlantsLee Jones's earned reputation in PlantsLee Jones's earned reputation in Plants
Location: Blind lagoon, Berg River estuary
Observed on: 18th April 2005
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Plicosepalus undulatus

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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 Urikos, Maltahohe, Namibia
Observed on: 17th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 24th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Fiery Plicosepalus 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: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 20th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Moquiniella in Kruger!!!???

Moquinella rubra
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Crocodile Bridge Camp, KNP
Observed on: 12th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th July 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: Host: Bushveld Natal Mahogany

Tree with orange flowers and berries

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By: Joan YoungJoan Young's reputation in PlantsJoan Young's reputation in Plants
Location: R342, Kirkwood
Observed on: 21st June 2013
Added to iSpot: 15th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2
Description: A shrub of about 3m

Voëlent

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By: M KriekM Kriek's reputation in PlantsM Kriek's reputation in PlantsM Kriek's reputation in Plants
Location: M4, Hillhead
Observed on: 1st June 2013
Added to iSpot: 18th June 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: Mistletoe with pale salmon and greenish-white colours in coastal forest, virtually on the beach

Moquiniella rubra Addo Elephant NP 130603 MDH DSCN4792

Moquiniella rubra Addo Elephant NP 130603 MDH DSCN4792
By: MalcolmDeeMalcolmDee's reputation in PlantsMalcolmDee's reputation in PlantsMalcolmDee's reputation in Plants
Location: R342, Addo Elephant National Park
Observed on: 3rd June 2013
Added to iSpot: 13th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Kersies

Kersies
By: fannyferris
Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve
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Location: 61, Goodhope St
Observed on: 17th May 2013
Added to iSpot: 3rd June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 3
Description: Parasite that has woody branches growing on Lycium sp. Flowers are tubular and oranje-red

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