Spatalla thyrsiflora Salisb. ex Knight

Swan-neck Spoon, Thyrse-flower Spatalla

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Spatalla

Category: Shrub

Size: To 20" tall


White flowers. Sprawling form.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

Leaves 1/2 of a line broad, 7 to 10 long, reclined, very spreading, a little silky when old. Spike conical. Petals silky with long hairs below the limb. (Cult. Prot.)


Published in Cult. Prot. 74 in 1809. A decumbent species, discovered by Mr. J. Niven...

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Sorocephalus spatalloides R.Br.


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