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Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed 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

Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed pagoda)

The rare Mimetes fimbriifolius flowering in late spring in south-easter cloud on the Cape Peninsula mountains, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed pagoda)

The Cape Peninsula endemic, Mimetes fimbrifolius, flowering in early summer in the southern Cape Peninsula with False Bay beyond, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed pagoda)

Mimetes fimbriifolius flowering in spring on the Cape Peninsula mountains, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed pagoda)

A male Cape sugarbird (Promerops cafer) on the rare Mimetes fimbriifolius flowering in late spring on the southern Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

A male Orange-breasted sunbird (Anthobaphes violacea) probing for nectar, and pollinating, a flowerhead of Mimetes fimbriifolius in the Cape Peninsula mountains, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

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