Protea cinerea Sol. ex Aiton


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

History: 

Published in Hortus. Kew. 1: 127 in 1789.

Basionym of Leucadendron cinereum (Sol. ex Aiton) R.Br.

Listed in Cult. Prot. 29 in 1809. References to Protea alba Thunb. for the male plant and P. cinerea Sol. ex Aiton for the female. Introduced at Kew in 1774, from seeds collected by Mr. F. Masson.


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