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Montinia caryophyllacea

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Solanales > Family: Montiniaceae

Montinia caryophyllacea - male flower left, female flower right. Photographed in Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve (Western Cape, South Africa).

Montinia caryophyllacea is the sole member of its genus and is found throughout the SW Cape and also in the E. Cape, and Namaqualand through to S Angola.

 

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