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Acrolophia ustulata revisited

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Having been intrigued by the different colours displayed in a group of six Acrolophia ustulata, found in Fernkloof, we revisited there this morning to try to get better photographs.  At first we found 4 separate plants…

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Hunting Orchids Again

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A walk in Fernkloof this morning produced a couple of good things. The first was meeting up with two young lads from Cape Town, Odin and Juno (godly names, indeed!) who were also out looking for…

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Pringle Bay Burn

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The burnt area near Pringle Bay is awash with the most wonderful array of colourful flowers.  We went to see if we could find the rare Disa sabulosa, but were unsuccessful. We did, however, see a…

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Kleinmond coastal Walk

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The warm breezy weather this morning made for easy walking along the Kleinmond coastal path. It is falling into disrepair in places, so we were glad to see signs of upgrading.  The sea looked inviting near…

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Orchid Hunting at Barrydale – Day Two

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Our day started with a visit to the Barrydale Information Centre, where we hoped to get directions to a nature reserve in the area.  There wasn’t one there, but the very helpful lady in the office…

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Orchid Hunting at Barrydale – Day one

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We set off with friends on Monday, full of enthusiasm for our trip to Barrydale, where we hoped to get access to the recently burnt sections of the Tradouw Pass in order to seek new orchids. …

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Kogelberg to Harold Porter Walk

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Our walk this morning from Kogelberg offices to Harold Porter was attended by 11 members.  We had very good walking weather and, as usual, the Kogelberg did not disappoint!  The fynbos was absolutely splendid with an…

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