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Mimetes splendidus (Splendid 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 splendidus (Splendid pagoda) Mimetes splendidus (Splendid pagoda)

The rare Mimetes splendidus flowering in winter on the mid slopes of George Peak in the Outeniqua Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Mimetes splendidus (Splendid pagoda)

The rare Mimetes splendidus in bud in winter on the Tsitsikamma mountains , Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]