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Crane Flower (Strelitzia reginae)

Strelitzia reginae visited by ants

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Strelitzia reginae is a monocotyledonous flowering plant indigenous to South Africa. Common names include Strelitzia, Crane Flower or Bird of Paradise, though these names are also collectively applied to other species in the genus Strelitzia. Its scientific name commemorates Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen consort of the United Kingdom.

The plant grows to 2 m (6.6 ft) tall, with large, strong leaves 25–70 cm (9.8–28 in) long and 10–30 cm (3.9–12 in) broad, produced on.. more

Similar species: Zingiberales
Species identified by DragonC
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By Joost Thissen

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Uploaded Dec 30, 2011. Captured Oct 16, 2009 15:43 in 106-116 Place du 4 Septembre, 84120 Pertuis, France.
  • Canon PowerShot G7
  • f/4.0
  • 1/318s
  • 29.167mm