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Protea cryophila (Snowball protea)

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 cryophila (Snowball protea) Protea cryophila (Snowball protea)

The Snow protea (Protea cryophila), flowering in summer in the Cedarberg mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]