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Protea neriifolia (Narrow-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 neriifolia (Narrow-leaf sugarbush)

Protea neriifolia flowering in winter with snow on the Jonkershoek mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea neriifolia (Narrow-leaf sugarbush) Protea neriifolia (Narrow-leaf sugarbush)

Protea neriifolia flowering in autumn on Pilaarkop in the Riviersonderend Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

The albino form of Protea neriifolia flowering in spring on the Jonkershoek mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea neriifolia (Narrow-leaf sugarbush) Protea neriifolia (Narrow-leaf sugarbush)

Protea neriifolia flowering in autumn in Garcias Pass, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A male Cape sugarbird (Promerops cafer), perched on and upended into a flowerhead of cultivated Protea neriifolia, a source of nectar, in the Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea neriifolia (Narrow-leaf sugarbush)

Shrubs of Protea neriifolia and Leucadendron xanthoconus amongst restios in fynbos with a south-easter 'table-cloth' cloud pouring over the Kogelberg mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]


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