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Leucospermum erubescens (Oudtshoorn pincushion)

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 erubescens (Oudtshoorn pincushion)

Pincushions (Leucospermum erubescens) naturally rare, flowering in spring in the Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, Cape Town. South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucospermum erubescens (Oudtshoorn pincushion)

Leucospermum erubescens flowering in spring on Garcias Pass in the Langeberg Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucospermum erubescens (Oudtshoorn pincushion) Leucospermum erubescens (Oudtshoorn pincushion)

A male Southern double-collared sunbird (Cinnyris chalybeus) calling on a cultivated Pincushion (Leucospermum erubescens) flowerhead in the Kirstenbosch Gardens on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Cape sugarbird (Promerops cafer) on the flowerhead of a Leucospermum erubescens, under cultivation in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

 

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