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Erica irbyana

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Order: Ericales > Family: Ericaceae > Genus: Erica

Erica irbyana

A long-proboscid Tabanid fly, Philoliche rostrata, pollinating Erica irbyana in the Klein River Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]