Protea punctata Meisn.

Water Sugarbush, Cup-and-saucer Sugarbush, Icing-sugar Protea, Carnation Protea

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 13' tall

Exposure: Sun


Pink to white flowers and pink bracts. Blue-green leaves, slight point, oval.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.


Published in Prodromus (A. P. de Candolle) 14: 238 in 1856.

Native to South Africa.

ProteaWorldOnline lists synonyms: Protea carlescens E.Mey. ex Meisn., Protea coriacea H.Buek ex Meisn.


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