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Mimetes chrysanthus (Golden pagoda)

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: Mimetes

Mimetes chrysanthus (Golden pagoda) Mimetes chrysanthus (Golden pagoda)

The rare Mimetes chrysanthus flowering in autumn on Gamkaberg in the Little Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Mimetes chrysanthus (Golden pagoda) Mimetes chrysanthus (Golden pagoda)

The rare Mimetes chrysanthus flowering in autumn on Gamkaberg in the Little Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

A male Orange-breasted sunbird (Anthobaphes violacea) in early autumn taking nectar from a flower of the rare Mimetes chrysanthus in cultivation in the Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

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