Serruria pinnata R.Br.

Graceful Spiderhead, Slender Serruria


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Category: Shrub

Size: To 12" tall

Description: 

Large pink to mauve flowers. Prostrate.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 116 in 1810.

R.Br. cites Protea pinnata. And. Repos. 512 ? sed folia nimis longa but ProteaWorldOnline show Protea pinnata Andrews as a synonym of Serruria gracilis Salisb. ex Knight.

Native to South Africa.

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Sources of Information

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