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Witsenia maura

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: Witsenia

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Witsenia maura flowering in early autumn in the Table Mountain National Park in the southern Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Witsenia maura flowering in summer on Kogelberg peak, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Witsenia maura

Witsenia maura flowering en masse in early autumn in the Table Mountain National Park in the southern Cape Peninsula, South Africa[photo Colin Paterson-Jones