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Leucadendron chamelaea (Witsenberg conebush)

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: Leucadendron

Leucadendron chamelaea Leucadendron chamelaea

The rare Leucadendron chamelaea, male plant on the left and female on the right, flowering in spring in the Breede River valley, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]