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Leucadendron eucalyptifolium (Gum-leaf conebush)

Grootgeelbos [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 eucalyptifolium

A male plant of Leucadendron eucalyptifolium flowering in spring in a stand of Erica melanthera in the Grootvadersbos Wilderness Area in the Langeberg Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron eucalyptifolium

Fynbos dominated by a dense stand of Leucadendron eucalyptifolium in summer in the Langeberg Mountains above the Tradouw Pass, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron eucalyptifolium Leucadendron eucalyptifolium

Leucadendron eucalyptifolium male (left) and female (right) flowering in spring on the southern slopes of Garcias Pass, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]