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Leucospermum catherinae (Catherine-wheel pincushion)

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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: Leucospermum 

Leucospermum catherinae

Leucospermum catherinae flowering in spring on the Middelberg Pass in the Cedarberg Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucospermum catherinae

A male and a female Cape Sugarbird (Promerops cafer) perched on flowerheads of the endangered Leucospermum catherinae, a source of nectar, in the Cedarberg mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]


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