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Erica mammosa

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Order: Ericales > Family: Ericaceae > Genus: Erica > Section: Pleurocallis

Erica mammosa

Erica mammosa flowering in summer in the Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Erica mammosa

Erica mammosa flowering in summer with cloud on the rocks beyond in the Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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Male Orange-breasted sunbird (Anthobaphes violacea), a fynbos endemic, with pollen of Erica mammosa on its beak. Summer. Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A female Orange-breasted Sunbird (Anthobaphes violacea) with pollen of Erica mammosa on its beak in the Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, Cape Town, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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Female Carpenter bee (Xylocopa caffra), robbing Erica mammosa. Summer. Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

The Table Mountain Beauty butterfly (Aeropetes tulbaghia) pollinating Erica mammosa in summer in the Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 


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