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Leucadendron muirii (Silver-ball conebush)

Kruiphout [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 muirii

A male plant of Leucadendron muirii flowering in early summer in limestone fynbos at De Mond just inland of the Heuningnes River estuary on the Agulhas Plain coast, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron muirii Leucadendron muirii

Leucadendron muirii male (left) and female (right) flowering in spring near Stilbaai on the Albertinia Plateau, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron muirii

A male plant of Leucadendron muirii (yellow plant in the foreground) flowering in early summer in limestone fynbos at De Mond just inland of the Heuningnes River estuary on the Agulhas Plain coast, Western Cape, South Africa