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Tsitsikamma NP | Protea cynaroides
WI_za154.jpg Grootbos NR  |  Forest ValleyThumbnailsVan Stadens Flower Reserve  |  Protea eximia

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 (2654 visits)