20 de septiembre de 2019

Kleinmond: 1) Red List Spp 2) 3S Ridge - species of interest

Outramps CREW, 9-13 Sept 2019

1) Red Listed spp.

ASTERACEAE
Osmitopsis parvifolia Rare
Metalasia lichtensteinii Rare

FABACEAE
Liparia angustifolia EN
Cyclopia genistoides NT
Ampithalea tomentosa NT

IRIDACEAE
Nivenia stokoei Rare

PENAEACEAE
Sonderothamnus petraeus Rare

RUTACEAE
Adenandra villosa * depens which

THYMELAEACEAE
Gnidia penicillata NT
Gnidia humilis EN

RHAMNACEAE
Lachnaea densiflora NT white and pink form

ERICACEAE
Erica patersonii EN
Erica sp.1 Rod’s Trail
Erica sp.2 Rod's trail
Erica sp.3 Three Sisters

PROTEACEAE
Protea angustata NT
Protea longifolia VU
Protea compacta NT
Protea scabra NT
Ls concocarpodendron EN/NT depends subsp*.
Ls cordifolium NT
Ls prostratum VU
Aulax umbellata NT and of interest the A umbellata x A cancellata intermediate plants
Serruria adscendens/rubricaulis NT
Serruria elongata NT
Mimetes hirtus VU
Diastella fraterna Rare
Spatella racemosa NT
Paranomus sceptrum-gustavianus NT

2) Plants of interest: 3S Ridge
Phylica humilis
Protea longifolia
Erica cristata
Erica holosericea
Liparia vestita
Osmitopsis parvifolia
Spatalla sp.
Metalasia lichtensteinii
Nivenia stokoei
Adenandra villosa

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13 de agosto de 2019

cf 'Crassula rupestris' - Jelly Bean

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/19926733
Crassula rupestris & jelly bean 10 Sept 2015 sandraf Matjiesvlei

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/19926729
jelly bean 10 Sept 2015 sandraf Matjiesvlei

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/19926728
jelly bean10 Sept 2015 sandraf Matjiesvlei

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/20300841
jelly bean 12 Feb lip4lora betw Ashton&Robertson

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/30554647
Jelly bean 4Aug2018 waker NE Ashton, N mountain range

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/23882487
Jelly bean 26Apr2019 sandraf Tierkloof, Gamkaberg NR

Notes re Crassula rupestris: Mini Maxi and Jelly Bean

Recorded at Matjiesvlei, also at Gamkaberg Nature Reserve:
1. A bigger a smaller version of classic C rupestris. They co-occur, although there could be a slight difference in preference when it comes to elevation. Both in image, first link above.
2.Another plant is Crassula cf rupestris ‘Jelly Bean’. It also co-occurs with Mini and Maxi. It does not seem to fit into any of the three known subspecies of C. rupestris.

There was a bit of vindication for me when I discussed this with Louis Jordaan of Minwater. He has also noted Mini and Maxi and even had a photograph of a Jelly Bean on his tablet to show (GCBR Forum, Ladismith 26Feb2019).

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03 de julio de 2019

Pics in journo posts

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12 de marzo de 2019

A bit from:

The Cloud
by Percy Byssche Shelley

I am the daughter of Earth and Water,
And the nursling of the Sky;
I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores;
I change, but I cannot die.
For after the rain when with never a stain
The pavilion of Heaven is bare,
And the winds and sunbeams with their convex gleams
Build up the blue dome of air,
I silently laugh at my own cenotaph,
And out of the caverns of rain,
Like a child from the womb, like a ghost from the tomb,
I arise and unbuild it again.

(written late 1819, early 1820)

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