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Leucadendron macowanii (Acacia-leaf 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 macowanii

Male flowerheads of the extremely rare Leucadendron macowanii in winter in the southern Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron macowanii

A flowering cone of the extremely rare Leucadendron macowanii in winter in the southern Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]