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Scientific name: Scaevola plumierii
Common name: Seeplakkie
Phyulm Sub Phylum Class Sub Class Order Sub Order Family Sub Family Genus Species
Tracheophyta Not Defined Magnoliopsida Asteridae Goodeniales Not Defined Goodeniaceae Not Defined Scaevola plumierii Scaevola plumierii



A small evergreen,woody shrub with clusters of touch,waxy,oval leaves.Flowers small,white,fan-shaped.Fruits small berry-like,purple when ripe

Build small hillocks 
Size: Leaves 40mm and hrub 1m tall 
Behaviour: Stabilises shifting sands with its extensive roots 
Diet: Photosynthesis
Distribution: Eastern and southern coast
Depth: 0m
Habitat: Sand dunes 
  • Two Oceans
    (A guide to the marine life of Southern Africa)
    GM Branch;CL Griffiths;ML Branch;LE Beckley
Similar Species:
  • None on database

Database Statistics
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Photographer Date City Area Dive site Temp Size Depth Camera Photo Video
Johan Swanepoel-(Port Elizabeth) 2009-12-20 Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay (EC)-Eastern Cape General Coastline 0 50mm 0m Canon Powershot G10 photo
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