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Aristea torulosa

[= Aristea woodii]

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: Aristea

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A Lunate blister beetle (Decapotoma lunata), feeding on an Aristea torulosa flower in early summer in grassland at Lotheni in the KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Aristea torulosa, road to Bunga Views, Vumba, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

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