Protea aurea (Burm.f.) Rourke

Common Shuttlecock Sugarbush, Christmas-candle Protea, Waterlily Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 15' tall

Description: 

Erect.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

Subordinate taxa: 

History: 

Published in J. S. African Bot. 45(4):47196 in 1979. Native to Africa.

Basionym Leucadendron aureum Burm.f.

Synonyms Protea longifloraLam., Protea longiflora var. ovalis E.Phillips.

ProteaWorldOnline lists also: Protea radiata Andrews, Erodendrum aemulum Salisb. ex Knight, Protea radiata Bonpl. ex Rchb., Protea calycina Schneev.

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Sources of Information

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