Serruria elumbis Salisb. ex Knight


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Description: 

Leaves 1 1/2 to 3 inches long, 3-pinnatifid from below their middle, acute, smooth. Head panicled. Bractes glossy, their edge hardly scarious. Stigma cylindrical. (Cult. Prot.)

History: 

Published in Cult. Prot. 83 in 1809. Introduced at Clapham in 1800, from the mountains of Hottentots Holland, where Mr. J. Niven discovered it...

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

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