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Moraea insolens

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: Moraea

Moraea insolens

The critically rare Moraea insolens flowering in spring in the Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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Moraea incurva flowering in spring on near Tulbagh, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A Monkey beetle (Anisonyx lepidotus) on a white flower, an unusual colour form, of the critically rare Moraea insolens in spring in the Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

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