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Strelitzia reginae

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

Strelitzia reginae

A Crane flower (Strelitzia reginae) flowering in summer next to the coast at Wavecrest on the Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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Strelitzia reginae in habitat in the hills at Vensterhoek near Hankey, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Strelitzia reginae in habitat in succulent thicket on the Ecca Pass north of Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Distribution and habitat

East coast of South Africa, from Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape to northern KwaZulu-Natal, where it occurs in coastal bush and thicket.

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