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Protea namaquana (Kamiesberg 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 namaquana (Kamiesberg sugarbush)
Protea namaquana (Kamiesberg sugarbush)

The critically rare Protea namaquana flowering in winter on Namaqua granite on Rooiberg in the Kamiesberg Mountains in Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]