Embothrium salignum Andrews


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Embothrium

Description: 

Embothrium with lance-shaped leaves, one nerved, very smooth on both sides; the small umbels of flowers grow from the insertion of the leaves into the stem; blossoms whitish. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 3: 215 in 1802.

Synonym of Hakea salicifolia (Vent.) B.L.Burtt.

Basionym of Hakea saligna (Andrews) Salisb. ex Knight.

...Our figure was taken at the Hammersmith Nursery; where, it was first raised from seeds, in the year 1791. (Bot. Repos.)


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