Protea incurva Andrews


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Description: 

Protea, with thread-shaped incurved smooth leaves, and heads of flowers racemose-spiked and woolly. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 6: 429 in 1805.

Synonym of Leucadendron comosum R.Br. (by virtue of synonymy with Leucadendron aemulum R.Br.

Andrews cites Thunb. in Diss. Protea #22 tab. 3. fig. 2 in 1781 and Prodr. Pl. Cap. 26 in 1794 and Willd. in Sp. Pl., ed. 4 1(2): 516 in 1798.


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