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Aspalathus excelsa

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 > Rosids > Eurosid I > Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Subfamily: Papilionoideae > Genus: Aspalathus

Aspalathus excelsa
Aspalathus excelsa

Aspalathus excelsa in flower at Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Aspalathus excelsa

Carpenter bee (Xylocopa sp.) hovering over Aspalathus excelsa flower, Kleinmond Nature Reserve, Western Cape. These bees are greatly attracted by these flowers and are presumably important pollinators of this species. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

 

 


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