Serruria aitonii R.Br.

Marshmallow Spiderhead


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Category: Shrub

Size: To 3' tall

Description: 

Small, dissected leaves. Pale pink rounded flowerheads.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 114 in 1810.

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Serruria argentifolia E.Phillips & Hutch.

ProteaWorldOnline lists Serruria multifida E.Mey., subumbellata E.Mey. ex Drege 1844, Serruria tomentosa Meisn.

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Sources of Information

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