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Mimetes hirtus (Marsh pagoda)

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

Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed pagoda)
Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed pagoda) Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed pagoda)

Mimetes hirtus flowering in spring near Olifantsbos Bay on the southern Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

 

Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed pagoda) Mimetes fimbrifolius (Tree pagoda, Fringed pagoda)

Male Cape sugarbirds (Promerops cafer) pollinating Mimetes hirtus flowering on the southern Cape Peninsula, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]