Hylogyne speciosa Salisb. ex Knight


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Hylogyne

History: 

Published in Cult. Prot. 126 in 1809. A handsome shrub, growing wild in the vicinity of Port Jackson, to the height of 9 or 10 feet, whic flowered and ripened seeds for the first time in Europe, at Springwll, the late villa of E.J.A. Woodford Esq.

Embothrium speciosum Salisb., Embothrium spathulatum Cav. and Embothrium speciosissimum Sm. cited.

Synonym of Telopea speciosissima (Sm.) R.Br.


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