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Cyrtanthus epiphyticus (Tree lily, Tree cyrtanthus)

Boomlelie [Afrikaans]

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: Amaryllidaceae > Genus: Cyrtanthus

Cyrtanthus epiphyticus, Mkhomazi Wilderness area, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. [images Judd Kirkel , from iNaturalist]

 

See KwaZulu-Natal Wildflowers by Elsa Pooley p. 38.

Text by Hamish Robertson