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Protea punctata (Water 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 punctata (Water sugarbush)

Protea punctata flowering in autumn in the Baviaanskloof Mountains, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea punctata (Water sugarbush)

Protea punctata, Swartberg Pass, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Protea punctata (Water sugarbush)

Protea punctata flowering in winter in the Cedarberg Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea punctata (Water sugarbush)

The Table Mountain Pride butterfly (Aeropetes tulbaghia) taking nectar from a Protea punctata flowerhead in the Baviaanskloof mountains, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

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