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Strelitzia

Strelitzia

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Strelitzia is a genus of five species of perennial plants, native to South Africa. The genus is named after the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, birthplace of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom. A common name of the genus is bird of paradise flower, because of a supposed resemblance of its flowers to the bird of paradise. In South Africa it is commonly known as a crane flower.



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NeilHarris
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NeilHarris

Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa

Lat: -26.16, Long: 27.92

Spotted on Mar 21, 2011
Submitted on Apr 3, 2011

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