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Lion Spoor Euphorbia clavarioides

Observer

zanellemyburgh

Date

September 4, 2020 11:46 AM SAST

Place

Mount West (Google, OSM)

Description

Amongst rocks, medium altitude. Many concentrated in the rocks. Most flowering some bearing fruit already.

Lion Spoor - Photo (c) Brendan Cole, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tjclarke's ID: Lion Spoor (Euphorbia clavarioides)
Added on October 10, 2020.
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Soap Aloe Aloe maculata

Observer

peterrwarren

Date

September 22, 2020 03:30 PM SAST

Description

Soap aloe -- Midmar

And after 10 days all the blooms are gone.
Soap Aloe - Photo (c) Richard Breisch, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Soap Aloe (Aloe maculata)
Added on October 10, 2020.
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Soap Aloe Aloe maculata

Observer

peterrwarren

Date

September 12, 2020 02:44 PM SAST

Description

Soap aloe -- Midmar

Soap Aloe - Photo (c) Richard Breisch, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Soap Aloe (Aloe maculata)
Added on October 10, 2020.
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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

amandasange

Date

October 8, 2020 09:39 AM SAST

Place

KZN, ZA (Google, OSM)
Stinging Nettle - Photo (c) Marina Gorbunova, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)
Added on October 10, 2020.
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Blue Squill Merwilla plumbea

Observer

judyharrison

Date

October 8, 2020 11:33 AM SAST
Blue Squill - Photo (c) Lyle Ground, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Blue Squill (Merwilla plumbea)
Added on October 10, 2020.
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Sausage Tree Kigelia africana

Observer

surfinbird

Date

October 10, 2020
Sausage Tree - Photo (c) Scott Zona, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tjclarke's ID: Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana)
Added on October 10, 2020.
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Bugweed Solanum mauritianum

Observer

melaniestreicher

Date

May 24, 2019 11:04 AM SAST
Bugweed - Photo (c) Louisa Billeter, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tjclarke's ID: Bugweed (Solanum mauritianum)
Added on September 16, 2019.
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Observer

melaniestreicher

Date

April 30, 2019 10:29 AM SAST
Geranium schlechteri - Photo (c) Ricky Taylor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Geranium schlechteri, a member of Geraniums and Cranesbills (Genus Geranium)
Added on September 16, 2019.
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Common Lionspaw Leonotis leonurus

Observer

melaniestreicher

Date

April 30, 2019 11:47 AM SAST
Common Lionspaw - Photo (c) Shaun Swanepoel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tjclarke's ID: Common Lionspaw (Leonotis leonurus)
Added on September 16, 2019.
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Natal Crocus Apodolirion buchananii

Observer

melaniestreicher

Date

August 17, 2019 10:24 AM SAST
Natal Crocus - Photo (c) Andrew Deacon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Natal Crocus (Apodolirion buchananii)
Added on September 16, 2019.
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Tall Silver Sugarbush Protea roupelliae ssp. roupelliae

Observer

melaniestreicher

Date

April 30, 2019 10:43 AM SAST
Tall Silver Sugarbush - Photo (c) yakovlev.alexey, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tjclarke's ID: Tall Silver Sugarbush (Protea roupelliae ssp. roupelliae)
Added on September 16, 2019.
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Observer

peterrwarren

Date

February 9, 2019 10:02 AM SAST

Description

Common Wild Forest Impatiens (Impatiens hochstetteri ) Mbona Private Nature Reserve

Impatiens hochstetteri - Photo (c) markus lilje, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tjclarke's ID: Impatiens hochstetteri, a member of Jewelweeds and Impatiens (Genus Impatiens)
Added on March 15, 2019.
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Natal Ghost Frog Hadromophryne natalensis

Observer

csquared

Date

November 23, 2018 07:30 PM SAST

Description

Photo cred one of our guests. Time is approx

Natal Ghost Frog - Photo (c) Tyrone Ping, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Natal Ghost Frog (Hadromophryne natalensis)
Added on January 18, 2019.
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csquared

Date

December 7, 2018 09:02 AM SAST
Adicocrita koranata - Photo (c) Ricky Taylor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Adicocrita koranata, a member of Emerald Moths (Subfamily Geometrinae)
Added on December 11, 2018.
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Pompom Weed Campuloclinium macrocephalum

Observer

peterrwarren

Date

February 6, 2013

Description

PomPom Weed.


Robyn's Yarrow Falls Walk.

Pretty shaggy blue flowers (20mm) on single stems 1.2 m high. Inflorescence (100mm) branched is on top of the stem. Stems and leaves are hairy. Stand has many plants which is 10s of meters in extent.

A serious invasive plant (Cara 1, Nemba 1b), and regarded as a priority for control.

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Pompom Weed - Photo no rights reserved
tjclarke's ID: Pompom Weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum)
Added on September 21, 2018.
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Fanny Kappie Disperis fanniniae

Observer

peterrwarren

Date

January 15, 2016

Description

Granny Bonnet


Seen deep in the indigenous forest at Mbona. After our CREW group were desperate to see one at another site the identification as a Disperis came to mind. Habitat is a forest patch in the grassland; there does not seem to be a category for that.

Reference. J.B.S. P278

Fanny Kappie - Photo (c) Chris, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Fanny Kappie (Disperis fanniniae)
Added on September 21, 2018.
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African Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis ssp. rudis

Observer

gareth_preiss

Date

June 29, 2012 10:42 AM HST
African Pied Kingfisher - Photo (c) Gawie Malan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis ssp. rudis)
Added on September 21, 2018.
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Southern Drakensberg River Crab Potamonautes depressus

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

February 18, 2015

Description

River Crab


River crab found in the forest in Karkloof Nature Reserve. Please help identify
Southern Drakensberg River Crab - Photo (c) Rob Palmer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tjclarke's ID: Southern Drakensberg River Crab (Potamonautes depressus)
Added on June 14, 2018.
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Observer

ricky_taylor

Date

January 21, 2018 08:00 AM SAST

Description

See: http://pza.sanbi.org/hydrostachys-polymorpha.
Plants grow anchored on rocks in the fast-flowing current in rapids. Most of the plant is under water - but pieces are above - but being constantly wet by splashing. Grows in colonies of up to 5 m x 2 m. Fronds flattened and up to 35 cm long.
Altitude: 1057m

Hydrostachys polymorpha - Photo (c) Twané Clarke, all rights reserved
tjclarke's ID: Hydrostachys polymorpha, a member of Hydrostachys Family (Family Hydrostachyaceae)
Added on June 14, 2018.
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Guttural Toad Sclerophrys gutturalis

Observer

csquared

Date

March 7, 2018 07:20 PM SAST

Description

Pic of little one taken on 02/12/2018

Guttural Toad - Photo (c) Paulo E. Cardoso, all rights reserved
tjclarke's ID: Guttural Toad (Sclerophrys gutturalis)
Added on April 09, 2018.
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Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Observer

csquared

Date

March 1, 2018 05:55 PM SAST
Grey Heron - Photo (c) Jimmy Edmonds, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tjclarke's ID: Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Added on April 09, 2018.
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Cape Chestnut Calodendrum capense

Observer

csquared

Date

March 26, 2018 03:17 PM SAST

Description

Has a citrus smell when opened. The nut is very hard. Developing Cape Chestnut

Cape Chestnut - Photo (c) glenn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Glenn Stewart
tjclarke's ID: Cape Chestnut (Calodendrum capense)
Added on April 09, 2018.
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Slug Caterpillar Moths Family Limacodidae

Observer

csquared

Date

April 4, 2018 12:56 PM SAST
Slug Caterpillar Moths - Photo (c) Vijay Anand Ismavel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Dr. Vijay Anand Ismavel MS MCh
tjclarke's ID: Slug Caterpillar Moths (Family Limacodidae)
Added on April 09, 2018.
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Common Puff Adder Bitis arietans ssp. arietans

Observer

csquared

Date

March 2, 2018 06:40 PM SAST

Description

Male? Approximate length 90cm

Common Puff Adder - Photo (c) Joubert Heymans, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Common Puff Adder (Bitis arietans ssp. arietans)
Added on March 08, 2018.
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Observer

csquared

Date

March 4, 2018 06:07 PM SAST
Montbretia - Photo (c) p-drot, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Montbretia (Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora)
Added on March 08, 2018.
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Natal Ghost Frog Hadromophryne natalensis

Observer

csquared

Date

March 3, 2018 05:30 PM SAST

Description

About 7-10cm. Found in a fresh water stream on the outskirt of the forest

Natal Ghost Frog - Photo (c) Tyrone Ping, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tjclarke's ID: Natal Ghost Frog (Hadromophryne natalensis)
Added on March 05, 2018.
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Typical Cicadas Family Cicadidae

Observer

csquared

Date

December 1, 2017 02:34 PM SAST
Typical Cicadas - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
tjclarke's ID: Typical Cicadas (Family Cicadidae)
Added on March 05, 2018.
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Balloonplant Gomphocarpus physocarpus

Observer

peterrwarren

Date

January 24, 2018 10:14 AM SAST

Description

Hairy Balls (Gomphocarpus physocarpus) Stocklands Sappi

With mites that were seathing on the branch, and with both flowers and fruit.

Balloonplant - Photo (c) Chief RedEarth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tjclarke's ID: Balloonplant (Gomphocarpus physocarpus)
Added on February 17, 2018.
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Observer

botaneek

Date

January 13, 2018 09:05 AM SAST

Place

Karkloof (Google, OSM)

Description

to 1.8m; forest understorey; fairly common

Piper capense - Photo (c) Nick Helme, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tjclarke's ID: Piper capense, a member of Pepper Plants (Genus Piper)
Added on February 05, 2018.
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Natal Sugar Ant Camponotus natalensis

Observer

botaneek

Date

January 10, 2018 05:13 PM SAST

Place

Karkloof (Google, OSM)

Description

on shrubs in forest understorey; about 10mm

Natal Sugar Ant - Photo (c) California Academy of Sciences, 2000-2010, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tjclarke's ID: Natal Sugar Ant (Camponotus natalensis)
Added on February 05, 2018.
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