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Liparia splendens

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: Liparia

Liparia splendens
Liparia splendens

The Mountain dahlia (Liparia splendens ssp. splendens), flowering in summer on the Cape Peninsula mountains, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Liparia splendens Liparia splendens

Malachite sunbird (Nectarinia famosa) male (left) and female (right) probing for nectar and pollinating a flower of Liparia splendens in early summer on the Cape Peninsula mountains, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Liparia splendens Liparia splendens

Orange-breasted sunbird (Anthobaphes violacea) male (left) and female (right) probing for nectar and pollinating a flower of the Liparia splendens in early summer on the Cape Peninsula mountains, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 


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