Sorocephalus clavigerus (Salisb. ex Knight) Hutch.

Erect Clusterhead, Erect Powderpuff, Club-bearing Soranthe, Mountain Soranthe, Rock Soranthe

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Sorocephalus

Category: Shrub

Size: To 36" tall


Cream to pink flowers. Needle-like leaves, short, close to stem.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.


Published in Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5(1): 705 in 1912.

Native to South Africa.

Basionym Soranthe clavigera Salisb. ex Knight.

Synonyms Soranthe rupestris Salisb. ex Knight., Sorocephalus rupestris E.Phillips.

ProteaWorldOnline lists also Soranthe montana Salisb. ex Knight.


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