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Protea repens (Common 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 repens (Common sugarbush)

The Suikerbossie, Protea repens, flowering in winter with snow on the Franschhoek mountains beyond, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea repens (Common sugarbush) Protea repens (Common sugarbush)

Protea repens flowering in late summer in the Baviaans Kloof Mountains, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea repens (Common sugarbush) Protea repens (Common sugarbush)

Flowerheads of the Suikerbossie, Protea repens, in winter in the Cape of Good Hope section of the Table Mountain National Park, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

A Honey bee (Apis mellifera) in a Suikerbossie, Protea repens, flowerhead in autumn at Kirstenbosch, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea repens (Common sugarbush)

A Four-striped grass mouse (Rhabdomys pumilio) eating Protea repens seeds, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]