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Leucadendron spissifolium (Spear-leaf 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

Leucadendron spissifolium

Male flowerheads of Leucadendron spissifolium ssp. natalense in summer in the Mkhambathi Reserve on the Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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A female plant of Leucadendron spissifolium ssp. natalense flowering in late spring in the Umtamvuna Reserve on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ].

A Male plant of Leucadendron spissifolium ssp. natalense flowering in summer in the Mkhambathi Reserve on the Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones

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A male plant of Leucadendron spissifolium ssp. spissifolium flowering in spring in the Kleinrivier Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A female plant of Leucadendron spissifolium ssp. spissifolium flowering in spring in the Elandsberg Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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Leucadendron spissifolium ssp. fragrans male (left) and female (right) flowering in early summer on Robinson Pass in the Attaquaskloof Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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Leucadendron spissifolium ssp. oribinum male (left) and female (right) flowering in early summer at Oribi Gorge in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Subspecies

  • Leucadendron spissifolium subsp. spissifolium (Common spear-leaf conebush)
  • Leucadendron spissifolium subsp. fragrans (Fragrant spear-leaf conebush)
  • Leucadendron spissifolium subsp. natalense (Natal spear-leaf conebush)
  • Leucadendron spissifolium subsp. oribinum (Oribi spear-leaf conebush)
  • Leucadendron spissifolium subsp. phillipsii (Kareedouwvlakte spear-leaf conebush)

 


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