Protea burchellii Stapf

Burchell's Sugarbush, Gleaming Sugarbush, Sugar Sugarbush, Neat Erodendrum

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Size: To 6' tall and wider

Exposure: Sun


Olive-green leavs with black points, linear. Cream flowers to red, typical protea appearance.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.


Published in Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5: 603 in 1912.

Native to South Africa.

Named for Willian John Burchell, an English explorer and naturalist.

Synonym = Protea pulchella Andrews, Protea pulchella var. undulata E.Phillips, Protea pulchra Rycroft, plant://ProtSubp] Stapf.

Listed in Bot. Reg. 1: 20 (1815).


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