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Kniphofia uvaria

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 uvaria

Red hot pokers (Kniphofia uvaria), flowering in mid-winter along a stream in recently burnt fynbos with cloud on the southern slopes of the Du Toits Kloof Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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Kniphofia uvaria flowering in Autumn after a fire. Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Red hot pokers (Kniphofia uvaria), flowering in mid-winter along a stream in recently burnt fynbos on the southern slopes of the Du Toits Kloof Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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A male Southern double-collared sunbird (Cinnyris chalybeus), pollinating Kniphofia uvaria flowering in late summer after a fire on the southern Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Kniphofia uvaria. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]