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Mimetes saxatilis (Limestone 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 saxatilis (Limestone pagoda) Mimetes saxatilis (Limestone pagoda)
Mimetes saxatilis (Limestone pagoda)

The rare Mimetes saxatilis flowering in spring on limestone on the Agulhas Plain coast, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]