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Bonatea speciosa

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: Orchidaceae > Genus: Bonatea

Bonatea speciosa under cultivation, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town. [photos H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

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Publications

  • Johnson, S.D. & Liltved, W.R. 1997. Hawkmoth pollination of Bonatea speciosa in a South African coastal forest. Nordic Journal of Botany 17: 510.
  • Kurzweil, H. 1989. An investigation of the floral morphogenesis of Bonatea speciosa (Orchidaceae). South African Journal of Botany 55: 433437.