Protea virgata Andrews


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Description: 

Protea with linear pointed leaves, concave above, and convex beneath. Flowers crowded, and lying on the ground. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 9: 577 in 1809.

Synonym of Protea subulifolia (Salisb. ex Knight) Rourke (ProteaWorldOnline).

Native of the Cape of Good Hope... This species of Protea is altogether new, but bears a powerful resemblance in the flowers to the P. humiflora... (Bot. Repos.)


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