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Protea burchellii (Burchell's sugarbush)

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: Protea

Protea burchellii (Burchell's sugarbush) Protea burchellii (Burchell's sugarbush)

A protea, Protea burchellii, flowering in spring on Lion's Head, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A white-flowered form of Protea burchellii flowering in winter at Pella near Mamre, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea burchellii (Burchell's sugarbush)

A protea, Protea burchellii, flowering in spring on Lion's Head, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea burchellii (Burchell's sugarbush)

Protea burchellii flowering in winter on Paarl Rock, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]