Seen while hiking on the slopes of Table Mountain.
Common: ProteaScientific: Protea scolymocephala
Seen while hiking on Table Mountain.
Common: StompieScientific: Brunia noduliflora
This is the fruit of the koekemakranka plant
Common: Koekoemakranka / KukumakrankaScientific: Gethyllis sp.
Seen while hiking on Table Mountain. It smells like cinamon.
Common: Brown Afrikaner / Bruin AfrikanerScientific: Gladiolus maculatus
Common: Carrion FlowerScientific: Orbea variegata
Seen while hiking.
Seen on city facing slope of Table Mountain.
Saw it while mountain biking in Tygerberg hills over lunch. It was lying stretched out on the track and as I approached it tried to hide in the grass.
My guess would be Cape Cobra Gerhard. Thank you for sharing with us. Happy cycling!
Common: Cape CobraScientific: Naja nivea
Seen while hiking the slopes of Table Mountain just above Camps Bay.
Common: FynblaarmalvaScientific: Pelargonium myrrhifolium var. myrrhifolium
Seen while walking on the slopes of Table Mountain.
Common: Berry HeathScientific: Erica baccansNotes: Clarke, H., Mackenzie, B., Merry, C. (2013). Common Wild Flowers of Table Mountain & Silvermine. Struik Nature.
Spotted when mountain biking over lunch
Common: Cape Cobra
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