Serruria villosa (Lam.) R.Br.

Golden Spiderhead


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Serruria

Category: Shrub

Size: To 20" tall

Description: 

Linear, needle-like leaves surrounding the flowerheads. Flowers cream to white, fluggy.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 122 in 1810.

Basionym Protea villosa Lam.

Synonym Serruria vallaris Salisb. ex Knight.

R.Br. cites Protea phylicoides Poir. exclusis synonymis Bergii et Thunbergii.

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