Spatalla prolifera (Thunb.) Salisb. ex Knight

Palmiet Spoon, Proliferous Spatalla

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Spatalla

Category: Shrub

Size: To 3' tall


Erect. Yellow to cream flowers with pink tips.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

It is not a handsome shrub... Stem slender. Leaves 1/4 of a line broad, 3 to 4 long, incurved-erect, linear-attenuated, pubescent when old. Spike short. Dorsal petal very large. (Cult. Prot.)


Published in Cult. Prot 75 in 1809. Introduced at Clapham in 1800...

Native to South Africa.

Basionym Protea prolifera Thunb.


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