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Erica urna-viridis

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: Pachysa

Erica urna-viridis
Erica urna-viridis

The sticky green flowers of the rare Erica urna-viridis flowering on Steenberg on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Erica urna-viridis Erica urna-viridis

Erica schlechteri flowering in summer on basalt high in the mountains at Naude's Nek in the Eastern Cape Drakensberg, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A male Orange-breasted sunbird, Anthobaphes violacea, probing for nectar, and pollinating, a flower of the rare and very local endemic Erica urna-viridis on Steenberg on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

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