Protea kirbarensis subsp. cuspidata (Beard) Chisumpa & Brummitt

Barberton Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Parent: Protea kirbarensis

Category: Shrub

Description: 

Erect stems to 20" tall, hairy. Leaves to 2.5" long, linear-elliptic, shiny, glabrous. Flower heads to 3.5" diameter, pink.

History: 

Published in Kew Bull. 42: 845 in 1987.

Native to Africa.

Basionym Protea cuspidata Beard.


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