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Mimetes hottentoticus (Matchstick 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 hottentoticus (Matchstick pagoda)
Mimetes hottentoticus (Matchstick pagoda) Mimetes hottentoticus (Matchstick pagoda)

The rare Mimetes hottentoticus flowering in late summer on Kogelberg peak, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]