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Leucadendron tinctum (Spicy conebush)

Toffie-appel [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 tinctum (Mountain rose) Leucadendron tinctum (Mountain rose)

A male Leucadendron tinctum in bud in summer on the Ladismith Rooiberg, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A female Leucadendron tinctum flowering in winter on the Houw Hoek Pass, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]