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Fireflag Pillansia templemannii

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

October 10, 2019 01:11 PM CET

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Fireflag Pillansia templemannii

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

October 10, 2019 08:48 AM CET

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Cape Flightless Dung Beetle Circellium bacchus

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

August 29, 2019 11:29 AM CET

Description

Large scarab beetle found dead in the path, no evidence of predation as cause of death.

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Cape Flightless Dung Beetle Circellium bacchus

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

October 10, 2019 10:53 AM CET

Description

Large flightless scarab beetle found walking on a fairly steep stretch of sandy path above the valley. Very active and strong, I struggled to keep it still long enough for a decent photo.

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What

Cape Flightless Dung Beetle Circellium bacchus

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

October 10, 2019 10:28 AM CET

Description

Large flightless scarab beetle found walking on the open path in the mid morning.

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Cape Flightless Dung Beetle Circellium bacchus

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 5, 2019 09:44 AM CET

Place

BMT Day 3 (Google, OSM)

Description

Large flightless scarab beetle found walking on the open path in the middle of the morning.

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jeffreymichaelg

Date

November 14, 2018 11:19 AM CET

Description

Dense cluster of long slender leaves on an earthy bank right beside a mountain stream, in shade for most of the day. Long slanting flower stalks stretching out over the water's edge.

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Purple Inkflower Harveya purpurea

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 28, 2018 12:44 PM CET

Description

Leafless cluster of large pink flowers emerging from the ground.

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Winged Bonnet Pterygodium alatum

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 4, 2019 12:45 PM CET

Description

Short flower spike about 5cm tall. One dense population covering about four square feet. Area burnt Jan 2019

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Cowled-Friar Pterygodium catholicum

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 27, 2018 09:12 AM CET

Description

Medium flower stalk about 15cm tall.

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Scented Orchid Satyrium odorum

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 4, 2019 11:16 AM CET

Description

Flower spike about 20cm tall. One of several individuals growing in a rocky area bordering on a stream.

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jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 28, 2018 11:54 AM CET

Description

Orchid flower stalk about 15cm tall. Area burnt Jan 2018

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Fine Thread Orchid Holothrix villosa ssp. villosa

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 27, 2018 09:38 AM CET

Description

Short slender little orchid growing alongside the path.

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Scented Orchid Satyrium odorum

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

October 8, 2019 01:08 PM CET

Description

Robust orchid flower spike of approximately 30cm with large broad leaves, growing between sandstone rocks of a rocky outcrop. Area burnt Jan 2019

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jeffreymichaelg

Date

October 8, 2019 01:51 PM CET

Description

Dense orchid flower stalk about 10cm tall. Area burnt Jan 2019

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Granny's-Bonnet Disperis villosa

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

August 23, 2018 11:04 AM CET

Description

Short little orchid roughly 5-6cm tall. Area burnt Jan 2018

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Spider Orchid Bartholina burmanniana

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 6, 2019 11:18 AM CET

Description

(Only sighting this season, I'm glad I didn't miss this one!)

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South African Weed Orchid Disa bracteata

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 30, 2018 09:24 AM CET

Description

Dense flower stalk of approximately 15cm growing in fairly young fynbos vegetation.

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Kapotjie Disa Disa obliqua ssp. clavigera

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

August 15, 2018 01:24 PM CET

Description

Delicate little Disa growing between the rocks in the path, with small basal leaves and a slender flower stalk.

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Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 4, 2019 12:21 PM CET

Description

Tall dense flower stalk of approximately 20cm with broad basal leaves. Area burnt Jan 2019

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jeffreymichaelg

Date

November 14, 2018 10:23 AM CET

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jeffreymichaelg

Date

November 15, 2017 01:54 PM CET

Description

Short flower stalk of no more than 5cm growing in a seasonally wet area with abundant moss and shallow sandy soil.

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jeffreymichaelg

Date

October 24, 2017 10:45 AM CET

Description

Medium sized beetle rolling dung up the path

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Cluster Disa Disa ferruginea

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

March 13, 2018 10:00 AM CET

Description

Tall flower stalk of about 50cm.

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Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

October 8, 2019 01:45 PM CET

Description

Approximately 15cm tall slender flower stalk with opposite basal leaves. Area burnt Jan 2019

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Spider Orchid Bartholina burmanniana

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 30, 2018 11:33 AM CET

Description

Single small leaf about the side of a 10 or 20c coin and flat on the ground. One large delicate flower, white and purple in colour. Growing on a sandstone outcrop on a rocky slope. Numerous individuals observed this particular season (Area burnt Jan 2018)

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jeffreymichaelg

Date

August 22, 2018 10:44 AM CET

Description

Short flower stalk of about 5cm with a single relatively large flower. Growing in the shadow of established fynbos, alongside a water channel.

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Cowled-Friar Pterygodium catholicum

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 6, 2019 09:41 AM CET

Description

Fairly tall flower stalk at just under 20cm, growing in a partly shaded area in established vegetation. On sandstone slope with more clay-like soils.

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Winged Bonnet Pterygodium alatum

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

August 23, 2018 10:55 AM CET

Description

Short flower stalk of approximately 6cm, growing on a rocky sandstone ridge with more clay-like soil. Area burnt Jan 2018

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Winged Bonnet Pterygodium alatum

Observer

jeffreymichaelg

Date

September 7, 2017 09:35 AM CET

Description

Short little orchid of no more than 5cm tall, growing in shale soils along the path.

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