Observation - Protea burchelli - Southern Africa. Description:
Many plants seen on the lower slopes of Stellenbosch mountain - definitely upwards of 20 plants along the 1km stretch of dirt road. This was the only one in flower. The entire population grows alongside a island of Pine and Bluegum trees, however, there were also a few scattered plants on the higher slopes of the mountain (which is in "rehabilitation" and free of Pine and Bluegum.