Protea macrocephala Thunb.

Green Protea, Green Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 10' tall

Description: 

Sparsely branched. Leaves lance-shaped, pointing up wiht red tips, blue-green, some long hairs. Flowers bright green, in the foliage, to 2.5" diameter.

History: 

Published in Phytogr. Bl. 1: 13 in 1803.

Synonym of Protea coronata Lam.


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