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Protea scolymocephala (Thistle 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 scolymocephala flowering in spring in sandveld on Slangkop on the Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Protea scolymocephala flowering in spring at Glencairn on the Cape Peninsula, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]