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Ferraria variabilis

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

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Ferraria variabilis flowering in spring on the gravel plains of the Tanqua Karoo, Northern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Ferraria variabilis flowering in spring in arid fynbos in a valley on the Skurweberg above the Tanqua Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]