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Protea Compacta

Despite the devastating fire in January that burned nearly the whole of Three Sisters in the Kogelberg mountain, there are still some Bot River Proteas (Protea compacta), unscathed and flowering.

In conservation status, Protea compacta is classified as NEAR THREATENED.

This beautiful protea grows only in the coastal slopes and flats (between sea level and 100m) in the extreme South Western Cape.