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Leucospermum tottum (Ribbon 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 tottum (Ribbon pincushion)

Leucospermum tottum flowering in summer on Middelberg Pass in the Cedarberg mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucospermum tottum (Ribbon pincushion)

Pincushions (Leucospermum tottum) flowering in early summer in fynbos on Du Toit's Kloof Pass, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucospermum tottum (Ribbon pincushion)

A Fruit chafer (Trichostetha capensis) feeding in summer on a Leucospermum tottum flowerhead cultivated in the Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden on the Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]


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