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Leucadendron verticillatum (Klapmuts 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 verticillatum Leucadendron verticillatum

Leucadendron verticillatum male (left) and female (right) flowering in spring in a remnant patch of Renosterveld on Oostenberg north of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Leucadendron verticillatum

The rare Leucadendron verticillatum, a male plant flowering in spring in Renosterveld in the Eensaamheid Reserve north of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]