Protea lorea R.Br.

Thong-leaf Sugarbush, Pine-leaf Erodendrum


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Groundcover

Size: To 28" tall

Description: 

Spreads to 3'. Needle-like foliage, white flowers on the ground, yellow bracts.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 93 in 1810.

Native to South Africa.

ProteaWorldOnline lists synonyms: Protea aulax Hibbert ex Meisn., Protea coronata Curt. ex Steud., Erodendrum pinifolium Salisb. ex Knight.

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Sources of Information

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