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Protea odorata (Swartland 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 odorata (Swartland sugarbush) Protea odorata (Swartland sugarbush)

The rare and endangered Protea odorata, one of the last few plants in 1996 in its last natural population, flowering in autumn on Joostenberg, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]