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Disa lugens

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 lugens Disa lugens

The rare Disa lugens flowering in summer amongst restios, Chondropetalum tectorum, on the Agulhas Plain, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]