Serruria rostellaris Salisb. ex Knight

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Category: Shrub

Size: To 20" tall


Introduced by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy in 1800... Stem slender, dark red, decumbent, nearly smooth. Leaves 1 to 1 1/2 inch long, thinly 2-pinnatifid, their callus point like a little beak, almost glossy. Head nearly sessile. Lower Bractes smooth, upper ones cottony. Stigma linear. (Cult. Prot.)


Published in Cult. Prot. 88 in 1809.

Native to South Africa.


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