Protea longifolia var. cono turbinato Andrews


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Parent: Protea longifolia

Description: 

Protea with nearly linear leaves, narrow, oblique, harsh and very long; the inner scales of the cup are lance-shaped and upright; the plume of flowers are of a dark purple; the cone top-shaped. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 2: 144 in 1800 to 1801.

Synonym of Protea longifolia Andrews.

It was raised from seed at the same time with the other two, which were received by Messrs, Lee and Kennedy, Hammersmith, from the superintendant of the Imperial Gardens at Schonbrun. (Bot. Repos.)


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