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Phragmites australis

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

Phragmites australis

Phragmites australis. [photo Charlie Griffiths ]

Phragmites australis

Reeds, Phragmites australis, flowering in winter in a vlei on the Agulhas Plain, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A Dark-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus tricolor) perched on the flowering stem of the common reed, Phragmites australis, on the edge of Groenvlei along the Garden Route in the southern Cape, Western Cape, South Africa.


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