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Polystachya pubescens

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: Polystachya

Polystachya pubescens

Polystachya pubescens flowering in summer on an Msikaba formation sandstone rock sheet in the Mkhambathi Reserve on the Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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Polystachya pubescens, Ndundu Lodge, Vumba. [photos Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]