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Sorocephalus imbricatus

Sorocephalus imbricatus
Common names: tile-leaf clusterhead, tile-leaf powderpuff, gland-bearing soranthe (Eng.)
Family: Proteaceae

... tried. Sorocephalus is a small, little-known genus of the Proteaceae family, comprising of 11 species; 4 are Critically ... is Least Concern. In 2020, during a gap analysis study of Proteaceae, this genus was highlighted as being of highest ...

22 / 08 / 2022 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria elongata

Serruria elongata
Common names: long-stalk spiderhead (Eng.); langsteelspinnekopbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... them. Among the elegant fynbos plants belonging to the Proteaceae family is Serruria elongata , also known as the ...

15 / 08 / 2022 | Nomndeni Nkosi | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria zeyheri

Serruria zeyheri
Common names: matchstick spiderhead (Eng.); vuurhoutjiespinnekopbossie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

20 / 06 / 2022 | Mane Somtshu | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron pubescens

Leucadendron pubescens
Common names: grey conebush, silky conebush (Eng.); knokkerbos, pitjiebos, knopbos, syhaartolbos, pitjieknopbos, syhaar-tolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... leaves and cones. Leucadendron is one of 14 genera of the Proteaceae. It comprises of 83 species within the genus. Proteaceae is one of the most prominent flowering plant ...

22 / 11 / 2021 | Mane Somtshu | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Paranomus dregei

Paranomus dregei
Common names: scented sceptre (Eng.); parfuumsepter (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... need much pruning. Paranomus is one of 14 genera of the Proteaceae; it comprises of 18 species. The genus name was ... by Richard Salisbury in 1809. He published his work on the Proteaceae soon after the meeting of the Linnaean Society on ... 1809, where Robert Brown delivered his pre-publication on Proteaceae. Robert Brown published his work in 1810 and gave ...

28 / 06 / 2021 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea speciosa

Protea speciosa
Common names: brown-beard sugarbush, brown-bearded protea (Eng); bruinbaard suikerkan, baardsuikerkan, baardsuikerbos, brandhout, kreupelboom, kreupelbos, kreupelbo
Family: Proteaceae

... or remove the highly infested plants from an area. The Proteaceae comprises of more than 1 700 species and 80 ...

15 / 02 / 2021 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea inopina

Protea inopina, flowerheads fully open and starting to open.
Common names: large-nut sugarbush (Eng.)
Family: Proteaceae

26 / 10 / 2020 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea curvata

Protea curvata
Common names: Barberton sugarbush, Barberton lowveld sugarbush, serpentine sugarbush (Eng.); barbertonlaeveldsuikerbos, serpentynsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

05 / 10 / 2020 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucospermum harpagonatum

Leucospermum harpagonatum
Common names: McGregor pincushion
Family: Proteaceae

... on a cushion. Leucospermum is one of the genera in the Proteaceae, a family that consists of 14 genera in southern ... Dr Tony Rebelo, in 1993. The South African botanist and Proteaceae specialist Dr John Patrick Rourke completed the ...

20 / 04 / 2020 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea namaquana

Protea namaquana
Common names: Kamiesberg sugarbush
Family: Proteaceae

... epithet namaquana means ‘from Namaqualand’. The Proteaceae family comprises of more than 1 600 species and ... a strong yeasty odour. Protea namaquana is one of the two Proteaceae species endemic to the Kamiesberg Mountains. ...

23 / 12 / 2019 | Hlengiwe Mtshali | CREW
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Serruria candicans

Serruria candicans
Common names: shiny spiderhead (Eng.)
Family: Proteaceae

22 / 04 / 2019 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Mimetes splendidus

Mimetes splendidus
Common names: splendid pagoda (Eng.); pragstompie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... many pest attacks. Mimetes is one of 14 genera of the Proteaceae, and the genus comprises of 13 species which are ...

04 / 03 / 2019 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Paranomus bracteolaris

Paranomus bracteolaris
Common names: Bokkeveld sceptre, smooth-leaved tree-sceptre (Eng.); bokkeveld-septerboom, afveebos, balbyterbos, haakbos, heuningbos, kloofbesem, perdebos, sousbos,
Family: Proteaceae

... comprises of 18 species and is one of 14 genera of the Proteaceae. Paranomus means ‘illegal’ or ‘beside the ... by Richard Salisbury in 1809. He published his work on the Proteaceae soon after the meeting of the Linnaean Society on ... Robert Brown delivered the pre-publication of his work on Proteaceae. Robert Brown published his work in 1810. In it, ...

10 / 12 / 2018 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Paranomus longicaulis

Paranomus longicaulis
Common names: woolly sceptre, exploding baked apple (Eng.); poppiesbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... flowering branches.  Paranomus is one of 14 genera of the Proteaceae. It comprises of 18 species within the genus. The ... by Richard Salisbury in 1809. He published his work on the Proteaceae soon after the meeting of the Linnaean Society on ... 1809, where Robert Brown delivered his pre-publication on Proteaceae. Robert Brown published his work in 1810 and gave ...

28 / 05 / 2018 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucospermum gueinzii

Leucospermum gueinzii
Common names: kloof fountain-pincushion, kloof pincushion (Eng.); luisiesbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... for preventative control. Leucospermum is a member of the Proteaceae family, which consists of 14 genera in southern ...

26 / 02 / 2018 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea roupelliae subsp. hamiltonii

Protea roupelliae subsp. hamiltonii
Common names: dwarf silver sugarbush (Eng.); ranksilwersuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... has been cultivating this subspecies ever since. The Proteaceae family is known for its magnificent flowering ...

07 / 08 / 2017 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Diastella divaricata subsp. montana

Diastella divaricata subsp. montana
Common names: mountain silkypuff
Family: Proteaceae

... to its habitat. Diastella is one of 14 genera of the Proteaceae family. The genus Diastella is endemic to the Cape ...

22 / 05 / 2017 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Diastella divaricata subsp. divaricata

Diastella divaricata subsp. divaricata
Common names: Peninsula silkypuff
Family: Proteaceae

... habit of the plant. Diastella is one of 14 genera of the Proteaceae family. The genus Diastella is endemic to the Cape ...

01 / 05 / 2017 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea lacticolor

Protea lacticolor 
Common names: Hottentot’s Holland sugarbush, hottentot sugarbush, hottentot white sugarbush (Eng.), witsuikerbos, hottentotwitsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... after the mountain range where it grows naturally. The Proteaceae is a family of one magnificent flowering plant ...

24 / 04 / 2017 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea nana

Protea nana (Marian Oliver)
Common names: mountain rose, mountain-rose sugarbush (Eng.); bergroos, warebergroos, skaamblom, skaamroos, skaamrosie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

20 / 03 / 2017 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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