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Laurophyllus capensis

Ystermartiens [Afrikaans]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid II > Order: Sapindales > Family: Anacardiaceae

Shrub or small tree endemic to the Cape Region and the sole species of the genus.

Male plant of Laurophyllus capensis, lower slopes of Mesic Mountain Fynbos, Kleinmond Nature Reserve (Western Cape, South Africa). [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

Laurophyllus capensis on Swellendam Hiking Trail. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

 

 

 

See Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 130.

 

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