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Ixia paniculata

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: Ixia

Ixia paniculata  

The long-proboscid fly (Moegistorhynchus longirostris) pollinating a flower of Ixia paniculata in late spring at Rondeberg on the Cape West Coast, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]