Protea curvata N.E.Br.

Barberton Sugarbush, Barberton-lowveld Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Tree

Zones: 8b to 11?

Size: To 25' tall

Description: 

Erect. Dark bark, grey-green leaves, narrow, curved. Pink flowers with red bracts.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 131 in 1901.

Native to South Africa.

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Sources of Information

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