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Protea pityphylla (Ceres 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 pityphylla (Ceres sugarbush)
Protea pityphylla (Ceres sugarbush)Protea pityphylla (Ceres sugarbush)

One of the Mountain Roses, the rare Protea pityphylla, flowering in winter in Michell's Pass, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]