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Tsitsikamma NP | Protea cynaroides
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Members of the Proteaceae plant family are characteristic for the fynbos shrublands of South Africa. Many of them have large, highly conspicuous inflorescences. Protea cynaroides - commonly known as the king protea - is the national flower of South Africa.

Thursday 11 November 2004 by Martin Mergili in Africa and Macaronesia / South Africa (2413 visits)