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Leucospermum praemorsum (Nardouw fountain 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 praecox Leucospermum praecox

Flowerheads of the rare Pincushion, Leucospermum praemorsum, in autumn on the arid Nardouw plateau, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucospermum praemorsum flowering in winter on the arid coastal dunes of Namaqualand inland of Hondeklip Bay, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Leucospermum praecox

Leucospermum praemorsum flowering in winter on the arid dunes of the coastal plain of Namaqualand inland of Hondeklip Bay, Northern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 


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