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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Thu May 16, 2013 9:46 am

Apocynaceae
Hoodia gordonii
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon May 20, 2013 1:01 pm

Apocynaceae
Cryptolepis decidua
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby lion queen » Mon May 20, 2013 2:48 pm

That Hoodia is really covered in flowers......stunning :clap: :clap:
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Re: Plants of Augrabies

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue May 21, 2013 8:17 am

The first time that I also saw so many flowers, as well as it"s pollinators,flies.

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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed May 22, 2013 7:59 am

Apocynaceae
Sarcostemma viminale
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Fri May 31, 2013 8:59 am

Glad to share Dotty :) .

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Barleria lichtensteiniana
Afrikaans name: Rolvarkie
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:06 am

Apocynaceae
Pergularia daemia
Perennial climber
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:21 am

Apocynaceae
Microloma sagittatum
Afrikaans name: Bokhoring
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:14 am

Long time that I haven't been here........ :redface:

Love the bokhorings..... :clap: :clap:

The fruit of the Pergularia daemia (Perennial climber), which animals eat them?? We saw quite a few of the fruit that was half eaten at a picnic site in Kruger. (I think it was this climber??)
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:40 pm

All information which I have find is that the larvae of the african monarch butterfly feed on this specie,unfortunately don't specify which parts.

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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:27 am

Hyacinthaceae
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Drimia intricata Perennial geophyte
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:28 am

Momordica balsamina
Common name: Laloentjie
A creeper
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:03 pm

Lovely AG......... :clap: :clap:

Is it the bulbs of the Drimia intricata on the rocks??

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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:26 pm

Yes Lion queen,that's the bulbs,l was lucky to find it growing out amongst the rocks, and then show the whole plant with bulbs and all. :)

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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:18 am

Geraniaceae
Pelargonium family
Sarcocaulon crassicaule
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Sarcocaulon salmoniflorum
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