Serruria fallax Salisb. ex Knight

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria


Published in Cult. Prot. 90 in 1809. The foliage of this species resembles that of S. Quinquemestris so nearly, that it is almost impossible to distinguish them when not in flower. It was discovered by Mr. J. Niven near Paarl. Stem 2 feet high. Leaves 5 to 7 lines long, closely 2-pinnatifid from below their middle, glossy. Petals bearded below the limb, besprinkled with a great many glands.

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


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