Protea susannae E.Phillips

Stink-leaf Sugarbush, Susan's Sugarbush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 10' tall and wider

Description: 

Blue-green leaves, to 6.5" long, pointing up, leathery, lance-shaped. Flowerheads point up, cupped, pink bracts sticky.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.

History: 

Published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 229 in 1910.

Native to South Africa.

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Sources of Information

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