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Kumara plicatilis | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Kumara plicatilis

• Fan Aloe

• Waaieraalwyn

• Aloe abanico

 

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Plantae

Clade:Angiosperms

Clade:Monocots

Order:Asparagales

Family:Asphodelaceae

Subfamily:Asphodeloideae

Tribe:Aloeae

Genus:Kumara

Species:K. plicatilis

 

Origin & Habitat: It's endemic to a few mountains in the Fynbos ecoregion between the town of Franschhoek and Elandskloof, Western Cape, South Africa South (Extent of occurrence 1800 km²)

 

Beautiful and very old specimen from the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa

 

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Taken on March 19, 2018