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Observer

mikemittelmeyer

Date

September 9, 2017

Description

lachenalia unifolia


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Lachenalia schlechteri - Photo (c) mikemittelmeyer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Lachenalia schlechteri, a member of Cape Cowslips (Genus Lachenalia)
Added on March 09, 2020
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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Observer

magrietb

Date

September 9, 2017

Description

Swartdam undulate


Chlorophytum graminifolium - Photo (c) Richard Adcock, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Chlorophytum graminifolium, a member of Grass Lilies (Genus Chlorophytum)
Added on February 07, 2020
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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Observer

richardadcock

Date

September 12, 2015

Description

Undulating Chlorophytum


Ht. to 50cm
Chlorophytum graminifolium - Photo (c) Richard Adcock, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Chlorophytum graminifolium, a member of Grass Lilies (Genus Chlorophytum)
Added on February 07, 2020
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Bract Disa (Disa bracteata)

Observer

cpvoget

Date

October 8, 2017

Description

Bract orchid


Tags

Bract Disa - Photo (c) Kevin Thiele, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_cousins's ID: Bract Disa (Disa bracteata)
Added on December 31, 2017
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What

Black-lug Capeblue (Aristea lugens)

Observer

mikemittelmeyer

Date

September 9, 2017

Description

aristhea lugens


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Black-lug Capeblue - Photo (c) Richard Adcock, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Black-lug Capeblue (Aristea lugens)
Added on February 12, 2018
Improving

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What

Green Slangkop (Ornithoglossum viride)

Observer

magrietb

Date

September 9, 2017

Description

Swardam vynbos favourite

They were mostly over, we only saw a few still in flower.
Green Slangkop - Photo (c) Richard Adcock, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Green Slangkop (Ornithoglossum viride)
Added on December 31, 2017
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What

Sandfigs (Genus Cleretum)

Observer

mikemittelmeyer

Date

September 9, 2017

Description

dorotheanthus clavatus


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Livingstone Daisy - Photo (c) Marian Oliver, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Livingstone Daisy (Cleretum bellidiforme)
Added on February 08, 2018
Leading

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What

Blue-Cap (Sparaxis villosa)

Observer

magrietb

Date

September 9, 2017

Description

Swartdam Sparaxis


Blue-Cap - Photo (c) Cecile Roux, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Blue-Cap (Sparaxis villosa)
Added on December 31, 2017
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What

Pink Spikelily (Wurmbea punctata)

Observer

mikemittelmeyer

Date

September 9, 2017

Description

wurmbea punctata


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Pink Spikelily - Photo (c) magriet b, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
steve_cousins's ID: Pink Spikelily (Wurmbea punctata)
Added on December 31, 2017
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Observer

gigilaidler

Date

September 9, 2017

Description

Tiny whites


Crassula strigosa - Photo (c) Richard Adcock, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Crassula strigosa, a member of Stonecrops (Genus Crassula)
Added on December 31, 2017
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What

King Kalkoentjie (Gladiolus alatus)

Observer

magrietb

Date

September 9, 2017

Description

Swartdam kalkoentjie


King Kalkoentjie - Photo (c) carinalochner, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: King Kalkoentjie (Gladiolus alatus)
Added on December 31, 2017
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What

Stars (Pauridia capensis)

Observer

carinalochner

Date

August 19, 2017

Description

Purple star - Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch


Usually white but sometimes we see this beautiful purple form.
Stars - Photo (c) magriet b, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
steve_cousins's ID: Stars (Pauridia capensis)
Added on December 31, 2017
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What

Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolia)

Observer

saphotographs

Date

May 30, 2013

Description

Tree with red berries


ABout 3-4m in height.

Tags

Brazilian Pepper - Photo (c) Marcia Ford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolia)
Added on January 29, 2019
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolia)

Observer

andrewdeacon

Date

July 29, 2012

Description

Brazilian pepper tree


Alien from Brazil. Category 1 Invader in KZN.

Tags

Brazilian Pepper - Photo (c) Marcia Ford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Brazilian Pepper (Schinus terebinthifolia)
Added on January 29, 2019
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

White Twinleaf (Roepera sessilifolia)

Observer

richardadcock

Date

September 12, 2015

Description

Creamy Zygophyllum


White Twinleaf - Photo (c) Tony Rebelo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
steve_cousins's ID: White Twinleaf (Roepera sessilifolia)
Added on September 21, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

chris_whitehouse

Date

October 14, 2015

Description

Aloe/Kumara plicatilis


Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

richardadcock

Date

April 15, 2014

Description

One-hit-wonder - get out your Kamara


Ht. about 1,0m. Will it be Kumara disticha or Kumara plicatilis? Old name used for now.

Just decided Xanthorrhoeaceae is my least favourite name in the plant kingdom!

Tags

Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

botaneek

Date

March 25, 2007

Description

Aloe plicatilis post fire


large plants just after a big fire - topmost leaves survive and the plant lives on. Veld was about 12-15 yrs old when burnt.

Tags

Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

tonyrebelo

Date

October 13, 2013

Description

Fan Aloe


Oh the glorious spring after a fire!

Just surviving the fires in this rocky outcrop!
Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Date

October 22, 2013

Description

Aloe plicatilis dt


Stout, dichotomously branched shrub or small tree to 5 m. Leaves oblong, in tight distichous fans, unarmed. Flowers nodding, in short lax racemes, scarlet.

Tags

Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

michdagforcioli

Date

April 8, 2013

Description

Aloe plicatilis


planted in the garden of the Overseer^s Hut

Tags

Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

izithunzi

Date

May 22, 2013

Description

BioBlitz at Harold Porter on 22 May 2013


Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

alnotten

Date

August 13, 2012

Description

Centenarians at Kirstenbosch: Fan Aloe


13. Fan Aloe, Aloe plicatilis
In the early years this area was called the Aloe Koppie, but most aloes failed to thrive here and were moved to the Mathews Rockery in the 1920s-30s. Only the Fan Aloe and the Krantz Aloe, Aloe arborescens, remain. Two Fan Aloes were introduced in 1913, one by Neville Pillans and one by Edwin Percy Phillips. This Fan Aloe is one of those 1913 plants, but at some time it lost its identifying number, so we don’t know which one it is.
236/84 re-accessioned number, is one of the following accessions:
418/13 Neville Stuart Pillans (1884-1964) ex hort OR
1010/13 Edwin Percy Phillips (1884-1967) French Hoek
Probably a survivor from the 1915 planting.
ALSO The first plant introduced to Kirstenbosch on 2 August 1913 was an Aloe arborescens, and there were three more accessions in 1913. Some of these original 1913 aloes are still in the garden but they have lost their original acc numbers so we don’t know which collections have survived or which are which. These lost accession survivors have been relatively recently renamed after the curators and directors – see big old specimen on the Koppie behind the sun shelter named after the second director, Robert Harold Compton (1886-1979). (re-accessioned ‘Compton’ 666/83) and is possibly a survivor from Aloe Koppie days

Edwin Percy Phillips (1884-1967) SA botanist and taxonomist studied at SA College in CT under Pearson, curator of National Herbarium, author of The Genera of South African Flowering Plants published 1926
for Pillans info see Ginkgo http://www.ispot.org.za/node/195530

Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

juddkirkel

Date

July 28, 2007

Description

Aloe plicatilis


Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

muonmo

Date

September 14, 2012

Description

Fan Aloe


Don^t know what these are doing here. Seems an odd place for them to have been planted. Tough old fire survivors, though.

Tags

Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

tonyrebelo

Date

December 29, 2011

Description

Fan Aloe


An interesting colony in the rocky outcrop around the Berg River at quite a low altitude.
Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

tonyrebelo

Date

June 18, 2011

Description

Fan Aloe


Planted at Waterworks museum - local plants (all 2500 species) not good enough!

Tags

Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 31, 2018
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)

Observer

tonyrebelo

Date

July 1, 2012

Description

Fan Aloe


Only one plant seen on entire transect of about 2km along the summit ridge of Simonsberg: made a point of looking but not another plant to be seen.
Fan Aloe - Photo (c) Stephen Cousins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_cousins's ID: Fan Aloe (Kumara plicatilis)
Added on May 30, 2018
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What

Satin Spoonfig (Erepsia inclaudens)

Observer

zandisile

Date

September 28, 2016 01:34 PM SAST
Satin Spoonfig - Photo (c) Tony Rebelo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
steve_cousins's ID: Satin Spoonfig (Erepsia inclaudens)
Added on March 29, 2018
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Red Disa (Disa uniflora)

Observer

lizegreenieza

Date

January 28, 2018 11:05 AM SAST

Description

A friend's friend initiated a hike this weekend, aimed at locating a healthy population of Disas in Jonkershoek Nature Reserve. My friend agreed that I post her photos with the condition that I do not make the location known, as they do not want the locality to become a 'shopping mall'. (It helps that I honestly do not know where they went.) She told me that the population consisted of ~100 individuals, and that there were many buds that will probably open within the next week or two. Check out the tiny red spots in the 'stream' photo. This is a description of their typical habitat. What a discovery!!!

Red Disa - Photo (c) Niko Pax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
steve_cousins's ID: Red Disa (Disa uniflora)
Added on January 29, 2018
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