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Disa racemosa

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 racemosa

Disa racemosa flowering in summer on the Bains Kloof Pass, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Disa racemosa flowering amongst restios a year after a summer fire on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]