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Moraea collina

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: Moraea

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A Hover fly (Allograpter fuscotibialis) pollinating a flower of Moraea collina, Cape Peninsula mountains, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Moraea collina flowering in winter after a recent fire on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]