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Moraea polystachya

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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Moraea polystachya, Beaufort West region, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Moraea polystachya, Vergenoeg Farm, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Moraea polystachya Moraea polystachya

Moraea polystachya. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Moraea polystachya flowering in autumn in very arid fynbos on the extreme western low slopes of the Klein Swartberg mountains in the Little Karoo west of Ladismith, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]