Protea laevis [author:// RBr R.Br.]

Smooth-Leaf Sugarbush, Glaucous-leaf Erodendrum

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: Prostrate


To 3' across. Yellow-green flowers on the ground. Linear, lance-shaped foliage.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.


Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 91 in 1810. Native to South Africa.

Synonyms from ProteaWorldOnline: Protea elongata R.Br., Erodendrum glaucophyllum Salisb. ex Knight, Protea zeyheri E.Phillips.


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