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Nerine sarniensis (Guernsey lily)

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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: Nerine

Nerine sarniensis (Guernsey lily)

Nerine sarniensis flowering in autumn after a summer fire on Lions Head on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Nerine sarniensis (Guernsey lily) Nerine sarniensis (Guernsey lily)

Nerine sarniensis flowering in autumn after a summer fire on Lions Head on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Nerine sarniensis, flowering in autumn in the Du Toits Kloof mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

See Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 42

See Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 56