Protea wentzeliana Engl.

Wentzel's Sugarbush

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Protea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 5' tall


Unbranched stems. Pink and white flowers (pink at the tips), bracts mostly cream with red-brown tips. Leaves oval, linear, to 5" long, dull green, leathery.

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Published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 298 in 1901.

Synonyms: Protea crinita Beard, Protea kingaensis auct., Protea neocrinita Beard.


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