Botany Photo of the Day Lanaria lanata

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Cape edelweiss, lambtails, or horse snow are all common names for Lanaria lanata. This is a species of “onlys”: it is the only species in its genus, which is the only genus in its family. It is also only found in South Africa, where it is restricted to the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces. […]

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