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Protea laurifolia (Grey-leaf sugarbush)

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: Protea

Protea laurifolia (Grey-leaf sugarbush)

Protea laurifolia flowering in spring on the Agterwitzenberg Vlakte in the Skurweberg Mountains in the Koubokkeveld, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea laurifolia (Grey-leaf sugarbush)

The burnt skeleton of a Protea laurifolia tree in early summer two seasons after a fire with the flowerheads open having released their seed, in the Elands Kloof Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

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