Serruria scoparia R.Br.

Castle Spiderhead


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Category: Shrub

Size: To 12" tall

Description: 

Sprawling. Pink and white fluffy upright flowerheads on stalks. Very small leaves.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 119 in 1810.

Native to South Africa.

ProteaWorldOnline lists synonyms 'perhaps' Serruria callosa Salisb. ex Knight and Serruria dregei Meisn.

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Sources of Information

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