Serruria delphiniifolia Salisb. ex Knight


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Description: 

Leaves 1 to 1 1/2 inch long, 3 to 5-fid from below their middle, pubescent. Heads 3 to 7, as long as the peduncles. Stigma very broad at the top. (Cult. Prot.)

History: 

Published in Cult. Prot. 82 in 1809. The Heads of Flowers in this species, discovered by Mr. J. Niven on the dry ascents of mountains near Paarl, are very large.

Unresolved in PlantList and no further information found. Shown as unaccounted for in Bothalia vols. 20-21 p. 201.

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