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Moraea fugax

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

Moraea fugax

Moraea fugax flowering in spring after a summer burn on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Moraea fugax

Moraea fugax flowering in spring in a carpet of Grielum humifusum in the Hardeveld, Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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Moraea fugax ssp. filicaulis with the spiny grass Cladoraphis spinosa, flowering in a dried-out stream-bed on the Knersvlakte, Namaqualand, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Moraea fugax ssp. filicaulis flowering in spring in the Kamiesberg mountains, Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]