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Leucadendron nobile (Karoo conebush)

Naaldblaartolbos [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 nobile

A female shrub of Leucadendron nobile in cone in fynbos with mist on the Baviaanskloof Mountains, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron nobile Leucadendron nobile

Leucadendron nobile male (left) and female (right) flowering in spring in cultivation at Kirstenbosch, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]