Protea lacticolor Salisb.

Hottentot Sugarbush, Baby Sugarbush

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 20' tall

Exposure: Sun


Pink flowers and bracts, hairy. Blue-green foliage.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

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Published in Parad. Lond. 27 in 1805. Native to South Africa.

ProteaWorldOnline lists synonyms: Protea ochroleuca Sm., Protea penicillata E.Mey. ex Meisn., Erodendrum bombycinum Salisb. ex Knight.

RBr. lists P. lacticolor Salisb. as a synonym of Protea longiflora Lam.


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