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Disa barbata

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: Disa

Disa barbata Disa barbata

The rare and endangered Disa barbata flowering in early summer in Sandveld near Riverlands, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]