Serruria quinquemestris Salisb. ex Knight


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Description: 

Stem 3 and 4 feet high, very branching. Leaves 6 to 8 lines long, recurved, closely 2-pinnatifid from below their middle, a little pubescent. Heads 3 to 5, clustered. Bractes all over very closely cottony. Stigma large. (Cult. Prot.)

History: 

Published in Cult. Prot. 87 in 1809. A beautiful shrub discovered by Mr. J. Niven, in sandy soil near Paardeberg...

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

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