Paranomus abrotanifolius Salisb. ex Knight

Bredasdorp Sceptre, Southern-woodleaf Paranomus

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Paranomus

Category: Shrub

Size: To 3' tall


Linear foliage, white to pink flowers.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

Petals only bearded with long hairs at the top. (Cult. Prot.)


Published in Cult. Prot. 68 in 1809. Mr. J. Niven discovered it...

Native to South Africa.

Synonyms: Paranomus micranthus (Schltr.) Compton, Nivenia micrantha Schltr.


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