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Cunonia capensis (Red alder)

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Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Oxalidales > Family: Cunoniaceae

Cunonia capensis (Red alder)

Cunonia capensis, Kleinmond, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Cunonia capensis (Red alder) Cunonia capensis (Red alder)

Cunonia capensis, Betty's Bay, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo John Burrows ]

The Butterspoon tree, Cunonia capensis, flowering in autumn on the Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]