Diastella divaricata (P.J.Bergius) Rourke

Peninsula Silkypuff, Serpyllum-leaf Diastella, Vaccinium-leaf Diastella


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Diastella

Category: Shrub

Size: To 20" tall

Description: 

Sprawling to 10' spread. Pink flowers, small green leaves.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

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History: 

Published in J. S. African Bot. 42(3): 193 in 1976. Native to Africa.

Basionym Leucadendron divaricatum P.J.Bergius.

Synonym from R.Br. in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 111 in 1810:Mimetes divaricata R.Br., Protea divaricata L.

Synonyms from ProteaWorldOnline Mimetes intermedia H.Buek. ex Meisn., Mimetes parviflora Klotzsch ex Krauss, Diastella serpyllifolia Salisb. ex Knight, and Diastella vaccinfolia Salisb. ex Knight.

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Sources of Information

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