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Leucadendron floridum (Flats conebush)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Proteales > Family: Proteaceae > Genus: Leucadendron

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The rare Leucadendron floridum, a male plant (left) and female (right) flowering in spring in the Bokram River, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron floridum

A Fruit chafer (Trichostetha capensis) feeding on a male flowerhead of the rare Cape Peninsula endemic Leucadendron floridum in spring, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron floridum

A male plant of the very rare Leucadendron floridum, a Cape Peninsula endemic, in a patch of fynbos, vulnerable in its position next to Ocean View, an expanding low cost housing estate on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

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