Paranomus sceptrum-gustavianus (Sparrm.) Hyl.

King Gustaf's Sceptre, Bottlebrush, Scepter-like Paranomus, White Sceptre

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Paranomus

Category: Shrub

Size: To 7' tall


Branched shrub. Cream white flowers in spikes.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.


Published in Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 48: 546 in 1954.

Basionym Protea sceptrum-gustavianus Sparrm.

Synonym Nivenia sceptrum R.Br., Protea sceptrum Thunb., Paranomus sceptrum Kuntze.

Possibly Protea alopecuroides Lam. based on citation under N. sceptrum R.Br.

ProteaWorldOnline adds Paranomus sceptriformis Salisb. ex Knight.


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