Protea anemonifolia Salisb.


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Description: 

Protea with winged leaves, wings flat, wedge-shaped, deeply toothed at the pointy flower heads terminal; acales of the cup lance-shaped, smooth; flowers yellow. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 48 in 1796.

Basionym of Isopogon anemonefolius (Salisb.) Salisb. ex Knight.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 5: 332 in 1803. ...received from New Holland. It was introduced to us, from thence, in the year 1792. by Messrs, Lee and Kennedy, Hammersmith...

Also published in Bot. Mag. 19: 697 in 1803. ...being a native of New-Holland, differing from most of the Cape species in having a long tube to the corolla, and limb divided into four equal segments, is undoubtedly distinct.


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