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Strumaria truncata (Namaqualand Snowdrop)

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: Amaryllidaceae > Genus: Strumaria

Strumaria truncata (Namaqualand Snowdrop) Strumaria truncata (Namaqualand Snowdrop)

Strumaria truncata flowering in autumn next to a dry pan near Toringberg in the southern Hardeveld south-west of Bitterfontein, Namaqualand, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Strumaria truncata leaves in cultivation in autumn at Kirstenbosch, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

See Nieuwoudtville wildflowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 58