Sorocephalus imbricatus (Thunb.) R.Br.

Tile-leaf Powderpuff, Gland-bearing Soranthe

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Sorocephalus

Category: Shrub

Size: To 5' tall


Flat wide leaves.

Protea with imbricated leaves, lance-shaped, nerved, and hairy : flowers terminal, crowded heads, and hairy. (Bot. Repos. - Protea imbricata)


Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 139 in 1810.

Native to South Africa.

Basionym Protea imbricata Thunb.

ProteaWorldOnline lists Soranthe glanduligera Salisb. ex Knight.


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