Protea piscina Rourke

Visgat Sugarbush, Piketberg Protea, Tufted Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 3' spread, 12" tall

Description: 

Rhizomatous shrublet. Rough leaves.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in J. S. African Bot. 44(4): 375 in 1978.

Native to South Africa.

ProteaWorldOnline lists 'tenuifolia Phil & Stapf' as a synonym.

Relatives: 


Sources of Information

© 2010-12 Lisa J. Miner