Protea montana E.Mey. ex Meisn.

Swartberg Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: Spread to 13'

Description: 

Low shrub. Linear foliage. Yellow-cream flowers and bracts.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Prodromus (A. P. de Candolle) 14: 240 in 1856.

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Protea tugwelliae E.Phillips (ProteaWorldOnline).

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