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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