Protea imbricata Thunb.


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Description: 

Protea with imbricated leaves, lance-shaped, nerved, and hairy : flowers terminal, crowded heads, and hairy. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Diss. Protea 38 in 1781.

Basionym of Sorocephalus imbricatus (Thunb.) R.Br.

Also published by Thunb. in Prodr. Pl. Cap. 27 in 1794, Willd. in Sp. Pl., ed. 4 1(2): 527 in 1798, Lam. in Tabl. Encycl. 1: 235 # 1222 in 1791, Poir. in Encycl. (J. Lamarck et al.) (Poiret) 5: 643 in 1804, L.f. in Suppl. Pl. 116 in 1782 and Andrews in Bot. Repos. 8: 527 in 1808.


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