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Thamnochortus insignis

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: Restionaceae > Genus: Thamnochortus

Thamnochortus insignis

Male flowering culms of the thatching reed, Thamnochortus insignis, with female behind on the Albertinia Plateau in summer, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Thamnochortus insignis Thamnochortus insignis

Female flowering culms of the thatching reed, Thamnochortus insignis, on the Albertinia Plateau in summer, Western Cape, , South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Mainly male flowering culms of the thatching reed, Thamnochortus insignis, on the Albertinia Plateau in summer, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 


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