Serruria rangiferina Salisb. ex Knight


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Description: 

Leaves 1 to 1 1/2 inch long, recurved, thinly 2-pinnatifid from below their middle, somewhat pubescent. Panicle short, broadly pyramidal. Bractes long, wedge-shaped, silk-cottony at their base. Style exceedingly bowed. (Cult. Prot.)

History: 

Published in Cult. Prot. 86 in 1809. A low shrub about 2 feet high, from the sandy plains near Breede Rivier, 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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