Serruria elongata (P.J.Bergius) R.Br.

Long-stalked Spiderhead, Stalked Spiderhead


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Category: Shrub

Size: to 5' tall

Description: 

Flowerheads on long stalks.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 132 in 1810.

Basionym Leucadendron elongatum P.J.Bergius.

Native to South Africa.

ProteaWorldOnline lists synonyms: Serruria crithmifolia Salisb. ex Knight, Protea glomerata Thunb, helvola (Willd.) 1809, Protea thyrsoides Lam.

R.Br. cites Protea glomerata. Thunb. Diss. n. 8*. exclus. synon. Linnaei et forte Burmanni. Thunb. Prod. 25. Willd.Sp. Pl. 1. p. 509. sec. descrip. a Thunb. mutuato.

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