Protea petiolaris (Hiern) Baker & C.H.Wright

Sickle-leaf Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Tree

Size: To 26' tall

Description: 

Leaves to 5" long, narrow base, rounded apex. Flowerheads to 4" diameter, flowers white to pink.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

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History: 

Published in Fl. Trop. Afr. (Oliver et al.) 6(1): 197 in 1913.

Native to Africa.

Basionym Leucadendron petiolare Hiern.

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Sources of Information

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