Serruria nervosa Meisn.

Fluted Spiderhead, Curly Spiderhead


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Category: Shrub

Size: To 32" tall

Description: 

Fine, green, needle-like but dissected foliage. Small pink and white fluffy flowerheads.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Prodromus (A. P. de Candolle) 14: 290 in 1856.

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Serruria ventricosa E.Phillips & Hutch.

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