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Kniphofia fluviatilis

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: Xanthorrhoeaceae > Genus: Kniphofia

Kniphofia fluviatilis  

A male Malachite Sunbird (Nectarinia famosa) in full breeding plumage taking nectar from and pollinating a Kniphofia fluviatilis flower in late summer at Lotheni in the KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]