Protea inopina Rourke

Largenut Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 3' tall

Description: 

Underground rootstock. Multi-stemmed. Red velvety hairs on the bracts.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in J. S. African Bot. 44(4): 376 in 1978.

Native to South Africa.

Discovered in 1966.

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Sources of Information

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