Erodendrum pulchellum Salisb. ex Knight


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Erodendrum

History: 

Published in Cult. Prot. 36 in 1809. The seeds of these different varieties were among the first sent over by Mr. J. Niven, and raised at Clapham in 1800.

3 varieties listed. 'Alpha' is a synonym of Protea speciosa L. since it was listed as synonymous with Protea speciosa var. foliis glabris Andrews.

'Beta' is a synonym of Protea burchellii Stapf. since it was listed as synonymous with Protea pulchella Andrews.

'Gamma' is unresolved - Protea pulchella var. speciosa Andrews is cited but this is unresolved and could be either of the two plants above.


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