Protea poggei Engl.

Erect Star Sugarbush

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub


Stems to 20" tall. Leaves to 4" long, linear oval, rounded at the tip, shiny, prominent mid-rib. Inflorescences to 4" diameter, white or pink.

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Published in Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 197 in 1892.

Native to Africa.

Synonyms Protea haemantha subsp. vernicosa (Hauman) Beard, Protea vernicosa Hauman.


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