Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:25 pm

Table Mountain. A very strong lovely perfume :D

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Is it a wild flower?

Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:26 pm

St. Lucia - KZN.

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Is the tree flowering or is it a parasite?

Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:27 pm

@ Lisbeth
Delonix regia, Flamboyant tree. \O

Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:28 pm

Toko wrote:
Dzombo wrote:
Poplap wrote:Aloe Tenuior, Family: Asphodelaceae, Common name: iKhalana (Xhosa)


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This is a Bulbine, not an Aloe.


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I would need to see a clear photo of the plant itself before I could identify it with certainty.
There are a few species that look similar.

Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:28 pm

Here are some to keep somebody busy for a while. :wink: These were all taken at Mpenjati on the South Coast, and the flowers are very small - no bigger than a 20c piece.


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Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:29 pm

Flutterby wrote:Here are some to keep somebody busy for a while. :wink: These were all taken at Mpenjati on the South Coast, and the flowers are very small - no bigger than a 20c piece.

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Off the top of my head.....

No 1 - not sure
No 2 - Indigofera possibly velutina
No 3 - Aneilama
No 4 - Streptocarpus Possibly gardenii
No 5 - not sure

Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:30 pm

Dzombo, thanks for your ID's....gives me an inkling of where to look...I know nothing about wildflowers! :oops:

With regards to No. 2...Indigofera spicata looks more like mine than the velutina...what do you think?

Spicata
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Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:31 pm

Image I think you hit the nail.

Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:31 pm

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This looks like a hawkweed, but which one? :?

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Re: Plant ID

Wed May 23, 2012 7:32 pm

Do these two look alike?

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Commelina erecta

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