Protea scabra R.Br.

Sandpaper-leaf Sugarbush, Rasp-leaf Erodendrum, Scabrous Sugarbush

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 20" spread, 2' tall


Low shrub, clumping. Flowers on the ground, pink to white. Linear foliage surrounds the flower.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.


Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 91 in 1810.

Synonym Protea tenuifolia R.Br.

ProteaWorldOnline also lists Protea caledonensis L.Guthrie.


Sources of Information

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