Roupala dentigera Salisb. ex Knight


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Roupala

Description: 

Leaves simple; lamina with long petiole, oval-lanceolate, dentated. Anthers 5 times longer than the filament. ...it forms a very spreading bush, and the flowers have so little beauty, that few people will give it the room and great heat it requires to make it thrive. (Cult. Prot.)

History: 

Published in Cult. Prot. 103 in 1809 (as "Ropala"). From the Island of Trinidad, where its seeds were collected by Mr. James Hope...

Unresolved.

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