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Protea compacta (Bot River 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 compacta (Bot River sugarbush)

Protea compacta flowering in the Perdeberg, Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Protea compacta (Bot River sugarbush) Protea compacta (Bot River sugarbush)

Protea compacta flowering in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

The albino colour form of Protea compacta, the Bot River Protea, flowering in winter on Napier mountain, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]