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Re: Cape plants and flowers

Unread postby arks » Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:55 am

Can anyone help with ID of this plant, seen at Cape Point in September 2010?

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Many thanks!
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Re: Cape plants and flowers

Unread postby gladi7 » Sun Dec 12, 2010 10:22 pm

wanderw wrote:I saw this plant in the Silvermine section of TMNP near the end of July. It was next to the path just above the dam, about 30cm in height.

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Would this be a Watsonia Angustifolia?
Your help will be much appreciated. :pray:


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Re: Cape plants and flowers

Unread postby arks » Wed Dec 22, 2010 9:39 pm

Still hoping :pray:

arks wrote:Can anyone help with ID of this plant, seen at Cape Point in September 2010?

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Many thanks!
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Re: Cape plants and flowers

Unread postby gladi7 » Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:05 pm

arks wrote:Still hoping :pray:

arks wrote:Can anyone help with ID of this plant, seen at Cape Point in September 2010?

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Many thanks!


Hi,

I'm finding it a bit hard to identify the plant from the pictures taken... but my best guess would be Metalasia cephalotes. hope it helps. :P
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Re: Cape plants and flowers

Unread postby arks » Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:39 pm

gladi7 wrote:
arks wrote:Still hoping :pray:
arks wrote:Can anyone help with ID of this plant, seen at Cape Point in September 2010?

I'm finding it a bit hard to identify the plant from the pictures taken... but my best guess would be Metalasia cephalotes. hope it helps. :P

Thanks VERY much gladi7, it helps lots! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Cape plants and flowers

Unread postby 33Flowers » Tue May 03, 2011 2:43 pm

Greetings,
Today is May 3 2011 and I am new to this Forum. I would like to learn to identify the indigenous flowers in the Western Cape, particularly those between and around Table Mountain and the Cape of Good Hope.
Are there any forum members knowledgable in the Cape Flora available to give me some tips as to where to begin?
Thank you.
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Re: Cape plants, flowers and trees

Unread postby arks » Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:37 pm

Here are some more flowers/plants that I need ID help with. All seen at Cape Point in early January 2015.

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Re: Cape plants, flowers and trees

Unread postby arks » Sun Sep 13, 2015 5:20 pm

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:yaya: Anybody??? :pray:

arks wrote:Here are some more flowers/plants that I need ID help with. All seen at Cape Point in early January 2015.

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Unread postby naturelover » Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:15 pm

arks wrote:This plant, seen at Cape Point on 5 October 2007, are also, I think, an Ornithogalum, but the question is, which? Googling, I find that there are many different ones and I haven't found any that look remotely like this one. The closest I've found in Ornithogalum caudatum ...

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Any ideas?


Hi
What we hear is a Trachyandra but I'll have to get back to you with the species.
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Re: Cape plants and flowers

Unread postby naturelover » Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:33 pm

wanderw wrote:I saw this plant in the Silvermine section of TMNP near the end of July. It was next to the path just above the dam, about 30cm in height.

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Would this be a Watsonia Angustifolia?
Your help will be much appreciated. :pray:


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