Protea odorata Thunb.

Swartland Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 4' tall

Description: 

Erect. Pale cream to pink flowers, flowerheads very small. Leaves linear, narrow.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Prodr. Pl. Cap. 2: 187 in 1800.

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Leucadendron odoratum Steud.

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