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Thrips Order Thysanoptera

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

September 19, 2019 11:15 AM SAST

Description

Possible pollinators of flower

Open grassveld

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Crab Spiders Family Thomisidae

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

September 19, 2019 11:15 AM SAST

Description

Possibly hunting other insects in the flower

Open grassveld

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Monkey Beetles Tribe Hopliini

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

February 16, 2019 02:30 PM SAST

Description

Tucked under the inflorescence of Habenaria sp.

In open grassveld

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What

Soap Aloe Aloe maculata

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

July 22, 2018 12:43 PM SAST

Description

Twice branched
Leaves basal, to slightly caulescent. Tips withered

Growing in dry, rocky eastern slope

Open grassveld

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Brass Buttons Cotula turbinata

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

May 18, 2020 04:57 PM SAST

Description

Growing in mowed road verge, near Elseriver riparian area

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

Mistletoe Genus Tapinanthus

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

January 8, 2017 12:32 PM SAST

Description

Epiphytic plant

Woodland Ridge

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Flea Beetles Tribe Alticini

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

October 20, 2016 02:21 PM SAST

Description

Eating outer petal skin of Vigna sp.

Plateau grassland

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Observer

anthonywalton

Date

May 9, 2020 01:02 PM SAST

Description

Slender herb with a creeping habit. Probing shoots growing from leaf axils
Leaves concentrated towards lower half of plant
Covered in fine hairs
Flowers intermediate along stem, in axillary whorls

Growing in scrub under sandstone ledge

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

Dotted Sorrel Oxalis punctata

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

May 2, 2020 03:11 PM SAST

Description

Sepals very small and oval shaped

Growing in silted hollows in sandstone rock

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

Tuber Milkball Euphorbia tuberosa

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

May 3, 2020 09:50 AM SAST

Description

Leaves protrate
Scrambling herb
Growing under or close to rocks/ boulders

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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Restiads Family Restionaceae

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

May 3, 2020 09:40 AM SAST

Description

Growing in tall (0.4 meters) clump, with drooping inflorescences

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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Observer

anthonywalton

Date

May 3, 2020 09:12 AM SAST

Description

Growing in small clump (graminacious)

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

Capesprays Genus Struthiola

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

May 3, 2020 10:54 AM SAST

Description

Branching, woody shrublet. Leaves cross-opposite and spatheate

Growing sheltered under rock

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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Heaths Genus Erica

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 23, 2020 11:28 AM SAST

Description

Growing in short heathland

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

Salt-and-Pepper Heath Erica imbricata

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 23, 2020 01:07 PM SAST

Description

Cymose inflorescence
Leaves in alternating tufts

Growing in rocky shrubland

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

Heaths Genus Erica

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 23, 2020 10:25 AM SAST

Description

Growing in humic hollow in sandstone boulder

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 23, 2020 09:50 AM SAST

Description

Psammophyte
Single leaf held slightly erect, clasping from base
Bracts of inflorescence very small, clasping

Growing in sandy deposits at the base of large boulders and in drainage silt traps

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 22, 2020 05:58 PM SAST

Description

Growing on sandstone outcroppings in sheltered valley

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

Alternating Sorrel Oxalis commutata

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 22, 2020 03:31 PM SAST

Description

Growing in silt deposits at the base of boulders

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 22, 2020 04:22 PM SAST

Description

Spiked inflorescence
Growing amongst boulders

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

False Disas Genus Brownleea

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

May 11, 2016 08:30 AM SAST

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Garden Locust Acanthacris ruficornis

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

September 19, 2016 09:46 AM SAST

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Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

February 3, 2016 12:33 PM SAST

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Band-winged Grasshoppers Subfamily Oedipodinae

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

January 11, 2016 12:03 PM SAST

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Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 15, 2016 09:15 AM SAST

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Cape Autumn Widow Dira clytus

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 17, 2020 01:11 PM SAST

Description

Worn specimen
Common in the cooling Autumn months in Peninsula

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Garden Orbweavers Genus Argiope

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 16, 2020 04:42 PM SAST

Description

Small web spun between the heads of flowering Restio's and short woody plants

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

Common Snakebush Stoebe capitata

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 16, 2020 05:11 PM SAST

Description

Growing in short sandstone Fynbos

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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Groundsels Genus Senecio

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 16, 2020 02:23 PM SAST

Description

Growing in short, densely vegetated streambank vegetation, from within the centre of a stand of restio

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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What

Plough Star Empodium plicatum

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

April 16, 2020 02:13 PM SAST

Description

Geophyte
Single linear leaf, with toothed margin, growing from base

Cape Peninsula Fynbos

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