Isopogon anethifolius (Salisb.) Salisb. ex Knight


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Isopogon

Category: Shrub

Size: To 10' tall and 5' wide


Leaves glabrous, divided, grey-green. Flowers yellow, flowerheads globular, terminal.

See Australian National Botanic Gardens for photographs.


Published in Cult. Prot. 94 in 1809. ...growing wild near Port Jackson. Leaves 4 to 6 inches long, narrowly 2-pinnatifid, smooth. Petals silky below the limb.

Native to Australia.

Basionym Protea anethifolia Salisb.

Salisb. cites Protea divaricata Andrews but this is considered to be the basionym of Isopogon divaricatus Roem. & Schult., Protea acufera Cav., also listed by R.Br. in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 71 in 1810 and Aiton in Hortus Kew. (W.T. Aiton), ed. 2. 1: 187 in 1810 under I. anethifolius.


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