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Protea decurrens

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 cynaroides (King sugarbush, King protea)  

The rare Protea decurrens flowering in winter at Correnterivier near Riversdale, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]