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Spiloxene canaliculata

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: Hypoxidaceae > Genus: Spiloxene

Spiloxene canaliculata Spiloxene canaliculata

The endangered Spiloxene canaliculata, its flowers with characteristic dark centres, flowering in spring in the Tienie Versveld Reserve near Darling, Cape West Coast, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Unidentified Monkey beetle on Spiloxene canaliculata. Waylands near Darling, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]