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Moraea pendula

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 pendula Moraea pendula

The Kamiesberg endemic, Moraea pendula, flowering in early summer in a recently burnt seep in the Kamiesberg mountains, Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]