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Lapeirousia silenoides

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Iridaceae > Genus: Lapeirousia

Lapeirousia silenoides

A long-proboscid Nemestrinid fly (Prosoeca peringueyi) pollinating Lapeirousia silenoides on Garies Hoogte in Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Lapeirousia silenoides

A Spotted blister beetle (Ceroctis capensis), eating a flower of Lapeirousia silenoides in spring in the Hardeveld, Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Lapeirousia silenoides
Lapeirousia silenoides flowering in cracks on a granite dome. Hardeveld, Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 


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