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botaneek

Date

September 27, 2012 02:15 PM SAST

Description

photos by Odette Curtis; first confirmed, recent record from Overberg of this very poorly known sp

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botaneek

Date

July 19, 2018 10:33 AM SAST

Description

large population here in wetland; threatened by housing dev; to 2m tall

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botaneek

Date

July 19, 2018 10:40 AM SAST

Description

true P aphylla with scale leaves on flowering shoots; now very rare on Cape Flats - and even this site may be lost to housing...

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What

Black Harrier Circus maurus

Observer

botaneek

Date

July 19, 2018

Description

adult male seen flying up Kuilsriver at R310 crossing nr Khayelitsha - not often seen this far to sw

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What

Rock Malachite Ecchlorolestes peringueyi

Observer

botaneek

Date

May 17, 2018 12:47 PM SAST

Description

with Chlorolestes conspicuus - see https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/12545470

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botaneek

Date

July 10, 2018 09:21 AM SAST

Description

dense, local pops in level areas in loamy sands

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botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 11:17 AM SAST

Description

occurs here together with G capillaris; lvs linear, as name suggests; deeper sand flats; occ

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What

Crystalworts Genus Riccia

Observer

botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 10:46 AM SAST

Description

occ in semi shade of granite boulders

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What

Karoo Balbyter Ants Camponotus fulvopilosus

Observer

botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 04:51 PM SAST

Description

large; I think this is the main soldier in the nest - very aggressive towards any movement, even jumping off the ground to get at the camera!

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Square

What

Southern Black Korhaan Eupodotis afra

Observer

botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 03:54 PM SAST

Description

noisy takeoff as usual; common here

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botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 03:50 PM SAST

Description

amongst granite rocks; to 40cm

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botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 03:44 PM SAST

Description

occ amongst granite rocks

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Square

What

Southern Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa ssp. famosa

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botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 03:41 PM SAST

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botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 10:38 AM SAST

Description

taking advantage of a nest of caterpillars; body about 8mm long

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botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 10:32 AM SAST

Description

occ on granite sands

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botaneek

Date

June 25, 2018 10:11 AM SAST

Description

creeping on loamy soils; main shoot goes vertical in beginning

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botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 03:03 PM SAST

Description

to 50cm; in deep sands; spur swollen at tip; 4 raised bosses

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botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 01:50 PM SAST

Description

too tall (50cm) and lvs too long for geminiflora; habitat (clays) wrong for tumidula and umbellata, so what could it be?

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botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 01:51 PM SAST

Description

spiny leaf bases, resprouter; on shallow clays around rocks

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botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 01:49 PM SAST

Description

on exposed greywacke rock; local

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botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 02:10 PM SAST

Description

just a few plts in harder clays soils in conservation area

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Square

What

Smooth Flatsedge Cyperus laevigatus

Observer

botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 03:11 PM SAST

Description

common in stream on loamy sands over clays, 10-30cm

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botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 02:24 PM SAST

Description

Similar to Lampranthus spiniformis but the stigmas long and slender, exserted beyond the central cone; locally common in conservation area here, in more open areas (SW)

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botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 01:45 PM SAST

Description

about 5 plants in conservation area for Atlantic Hills industrial dev; about 10 plants within road reserve area to nw

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What

Tuber Storkbills Section Hoarea

Observer

botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 02:55 PM SAST

Description

in neutral sands amongst restios, lf to 40cm long

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botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 11:45 AM SAST

Description

single plant in area cultivated more than 30yrs ago, to 1m

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botaneek

Date

July 16, 2018 10:53 AM SAST

Description

single plant in partly degraded POS within VanRiebeekshof; area is a park, but has not burnt for more than 25yrs; 25cm

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botaneek

Date

July 9, 2018 11:57 AM SAST

Description

Kamiesberg endemic; occ around rocks

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botaneek

Date

July 8, 2018 10:54 AM SAST

Description

the only restio in this area and badly impacted by the drought; about 80% plants either dead or partly so

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What

Spotted Day Gecko Rhoptropella ocellata

Observer

botaneek

Date

July 8, 2018 03:32 PM SAST

Description

well camouflaged on granite rocks

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