Paranomus bracteolaris Salisb. ex Knight

Smooth-leaf Tree Sceptre, Glabrous-leaf Scepter, Hairless Scepter, Narrow-bract Paranomus

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Paranomus

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall


Short, needle-like foliage, pink flowers in spikes.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.


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

Native to South Africa.

Synonyms: Nivenia media R.Br., Paranomus medius (R.Br.) Kuntze, Protea spicata Andrews.


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