Mimetes hottentoticus E.Phillips & Hutch.

Silver Pagoda


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Mimetes

Category: Shrub

Size: To 10' tall

Description: 

Silvery grey foliage, oval, silky. Flowers in leaf axils at the ends of the branches, red to pink styles. Erect, single stemmed.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.

History: 

Published in Fl. Pl. South Africa 82 in 1923.

Native to South Africa.

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