Monthly Archives: April 2018

De Bos Wetland trail. Wednesday 25 April 2016

A large group of Wednesday botanical enthusiasts set off on Wednesday on the new trail that Frank Woodvine has laid out on De Bos farm, next to De Bos dam on the Karwyderskraal road, in the Hemel & Aarde Valley. … Continue reading

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A Very Small Insect

Wees verseker dat in die Fynbos daar altyd iets sal wees om ons botaniese entoesiaste opnuut te beindruk! Onlangs was ons soos gewoonlik besig om voorbeelde van Fynbos wat op die oomblik blom, te versamel om in die Besoekersentrum te … Continue reading

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More Images from Gilly

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Nerine sarniensis

A large Botanical group visited Vogelgat yesterday on a quest to see the flowering Nerine sarniensis (Guersnsey lily). Colour variations include red, rarely pink or white flowers with erect stamens.  Found growing on rocky south and north-west facing slopes in … Continue reading

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Dot’s Dash 2018

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Nine Hurriers had the pleasure of walking Dot’s Dash this morning.  It was perfect walking weather apart from the rather stiff breeze, but there were plenty of places where we were in the lee of the…

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Identification please!

On this morning’s BotSoc walk to study the various Lobelia in flower, a pretty caterpillar was photographed by Derek Silberblatt. Can anybody say what it is? He also submitted a picture of a nest in an Erica bush that he … Continue reading

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Cassine peragua, a fragrant Saffron tree

Trees are not frequent in fynbos areas. One has to search along the stream beds or in the kloofs. Our botanical walks for the past two weeks have focused on trees and getting to know them a little better. We … Continue reading

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