Protea glabra Thunb.

Clanwilliam Sugarbush, Brownsel Sugarbush, Chestnut Sugarbush, Scented Protea


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Zones: 9 to 11

Size: To 15' tall

Description: 

Conical shrub. White flowers with rusty red bracts. Short leaves, close to the stem.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Diss. Protea 42 in 1781.

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Leucadendron glabrum Endl.

Synonyms from ProteaWorldOnline: Protea banksii Klotzsch ex Meisn., Protea buekiana Meisn., Protea pyrifolia H.Buek ex Meisn.

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Sources of Information

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