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Leucadendron coriaceum (Rosette 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

A female plant of the rare Leucadendron cordatum flowering in spring at Bovlakte on the Langeberg Mountains east of Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa A female plant of the rare Leucadendron cordatum flowering in spring at Bovlakte on the Langeberg Mountains east of Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa

Leucadendron coriaceum male (left) and female (right). Spitskop, Rouens, Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]