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Leucadendron ericifolium (Erica-leaf conebush)

Heideblaargeelbos [Afrikaans]

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 ericifolium Leucadendron ericifolium

Leucadendron ericifolium male (left) and female (right) flowering in winter in the Doringrivier Valley in the Outeniqua Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron ericifolium

Female and male plants of Leucadendron ericifolium flowering amongst restios, Elegia sp., in winter in the Doringrivier Valley in the Outeniqua Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]