Mimetes palustris Salisb. ex Knight

Cryptic Pagoda, Marsh Mimetes


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Mimetes

Category: Shrub

Size: To 3' tall

Description: 

Erect. Cone shaped inflorescences with yellow flowers. Tightly wrapped bracts.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Cult. Prot. 66 in 1809. It was raised at Clapham, from seeds sent by Mr. J. Niven...

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Mimetes decapitata Meisn. - ProteaWorldOnline.

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