Paranomus lagopus (Thunb.) Salisb.

Rabbit-paw Sceptre, Cluster-flower Paranomus


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Paranomus

Category: Shrub

Size: To 5' tall

Description: 

Multi-branched, sprawling. Flowerheads have short stalks covered in shaggy hairs.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Parad. Lond. 67 in 1807.

Basionym Protea lagopus Thunb.

Synonym Nivenia lagopus (Thunb.) R.Br.

ProteaWorldOnline lists Paranomus cumuliflorus Salisb. ex Knight.

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Sources of Information

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