Protea spicata Andrews


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 4: 234 in 1802.

Andrews cites Thunberg in his Dissertatio de Protea, n. 11, and in his Prodromus 25.

However Brown cites And. Repos. 234? under Nivenia media R.Br. and Protea spicata. Linn, Mant. 187.* (Herb. Linn.) Thunb. Diss. n. 11.* Prod. 25. Willd. Sp. Pl. 1. p. 511. under Nivenia spicata R.Br. in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 136-7 in 1810. PlantList shows Protea spicata Andrews as a possible synonym of Nivenia media R.Br. which is a synonym of Paranomus bracteolaris Salisb. ex Knight.

...introduced by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy in the year 1790... Native of the Cape of Good Hope. {Bot. Repos.)


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