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Leucadendron rubrum (Spinning top)

Tolletjiesbos [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 rubrum

Cones of a female Leucadendron rubrum on Paarl Rock with the Boland mountains beyond, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

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A male plant of Leucadendron rubrum flowering in spring on the Gydo Pass, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A female plant of Leucodendron rubrum flowering at Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]