Erodendrum grandiflorum Salisb. ex Knight


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Erodendrum

History: 

Published in Cult. Prot. 42 in 1809. It yet grows wild at the foot of the mountains near Cape Town, also near Oliphante Rivier, and in Konde Bockeveldt, so that it is very hardy.

Protea grandiflora Thunb. cited which would make it a synonym of Protea nitida Mill. PlantList shows it as unresolved.


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