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Pillansia templemannii

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)

Pillansia templemannii Pillansia templemannii

Orange Pillansia templemannii and pink Watsonia borbonica flowering in spring after a summer burn at Highlands in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Pillansia templemannii flowering in late spring amongst skeletons of burnt Leucadendron shrubs in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Pillansia templemannii
A massed flowering of Pillansia templemannii in late spring amongst skeletons of burnt Leucadendron shrubs in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]