Spatalla barbigera Salisb. ex Knight

Fine-leaf Unispoon, Bearded Spatalla

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Spatalla

Category: Shrub

Size: To 30" tall


Erect. Small green needle-like leaves and pale pink terminal flowers.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

Leaves 1/2 of a line broad, 4 to 5 long, reclined-spreading. Spike long. Bractes somewhat broad. Petals minutely cottony below the limb. (Cult. Prot.)


Published in Cult. Prot. 76 in 1809. This species was discovered by Mr. J. Niven...

Native to South Africa.

Synonyms Spatalla sericea R.Br., Spatalla burchellii E.Phillips.

ProteaWorldOnline adds Protea sericifolia Poir.


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