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Leucospermum conocarpodendron subsp. viridum

Leucospermum conocarpodendron subsp. viridum flower head
Common names: green tree pincushion, hairless tree pincushion, yellow pincushion (Eng.); groenkreupelhout, kreupelboom, goudboom, brandhoutboom (Afr.) (Previously k
Family: Proteaceae

30 / 11 / 2009 | Jane Forrester | Harold Porter NBG
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Leucospermum praecox

Leucospermum praecox flower heads
Common names: Mossel Bay pincushion; large tufted pincushion
Family: Proteaceae

09 / 11 / 2009 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea lanceolata

Protea lanceolata flower head
Common names: lance-leaf sugarbush (Eng.); smalblaarsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... pathogen,  Phytophthora cinnamomi,  is detrimental to Proteaceae. Symptoms include the plant looking wilted and dry followed by ... soil with a contact fungicide and refrain from replanting Proteaceae in that area for some time. Good general plant hygiene and healthy ...

07 / 09 / 2009 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea eximia

Protea eximia flower head
Common names: broad-leaf sugarbush, duchess protea, (Eng.); breëblaarsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... from seed that he collected on the Swartberg Pass. The Proteaceae is a family of ± 75 genera and ± 1350 species that occur in ...

24 / 08 / 2009 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea aurea subsp. potbergensis

Protea aurea subsp. potbergensis
Common names: Potberg sugarbush
Family: Proteaceae

03 / 08 / 2009 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea obtusifolia

Protea obtusifolia
Common names: Bredasdorp protea, limestone protea, limestone sugarbush (Eng.); Bredasdorpsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... introduced into cultivation at Kirstenbosch in 1914. The Proteaceae is a family of ± 75 genera and ± 1350 species that occur in ...

27 / 07 / 2009 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea laurifolia

Protea laurifolia flower head
Common names: laurel protea, laurel-leaf protea, grey-leaf sugarbush (Eng.); louriersuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... of a flower head taken from one of Hibbert's plants. The Proteaceae is a family of ± 75 genera and ± 1350 species that occur in ...

15 / 06 / 2009 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Diastella buekii

Diastella buekii in flower
Common names: Franschhoek silkypuff
Family: Proteaceae

16 / 02 / 2009 | Ismail Ebrahim | CREW
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Leucospermum conocarpodendron subsp. conocarpodendron

Leucospermum conocarpodendron subsp. conocarpodendron flower head
Common names: grey tree pincushion (Eng.); vaalkreupelhout, goudsboom (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

19 / 01 / 2009 | Enrico January | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron loeriense

Leucadendron loeriense female cones in flower
Common names: loerie conebush (Eng.); loerietolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

29 / 12 / 2008 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron album

Leucadendron album female cone
Common names: linear-leaf conebush (Eng.); aarbeisilwertolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... A root pathogen,  Phytophthora.  is detrimental to Proteaceae. Symptoms include the plant looking wilted and dry followed by ... soil with a contact fungicide and refrain from replanting Proteaceae in that area. Good general plant hygiene and healthy vigorous mother ...

17 / 11 / 2008 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea coronata

Protea coronata flower head
Common names: green protea, green sugarbush (Eng.); groenhofiesuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... a white woolly crown at the top of the flower head. The Proteaceae is an ancient family. Its ancestors grew in Gondwanaland 300 million ...

15 / 09 / 2008 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron sessile

Female Leucadendron sessile bush
Common names: sun conebush, western sunbush (Eng.)
Family: Proteaceae

11 / 08 / 2008 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea burchellii

Protea burchellii
Common names: Burchell's sugarbush ( Eng. ); blinksuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... A root pathogen, Phytophtera, is detrimental to Proteaceae. Symptoms include the plant looking wilted and dry followed by ... soil with a contact fungicide and refraining from replanting Proteaceae in that area. Good general plant hygiene and healthy vigorous ...

23 / 06 / 2008 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron elimense subsp. elimense

female plant in flower
Common names: Elim conebush
Family: Proteaceae

... Carolus Harold Porter NBG June 2008 All Proteaceae are monoecious, except the genera Leucadendron and Aulax, ...

16 / 06 / 2008 | Berenice Carolus | Harold Porter NBG
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Faurea saligna

Image by Geoff Nichols of flowers
Common names: willow beechwood, African beech (Eng.); Bosveldboekenhout (Afr.); iSefu, umCalathole (Zulu); isiDwadwa, umOnyeli (Ndebele); mohlako, mongena (Northern
Family: Proteaceae

... and KwaZulu-Natal. Faurea is the only genus in the Proteaceae that is not endemic in the southwestern Cape. It occurs in sandy ...

09 / 06 / 2008 | Giles Mbambezeli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucospermum glabrum

In flower
Common names: Outeniqua pincushion
Family: Proteaceae

... A root pathogen, Phytophthora, is detrimental to the Proteaceae. Symptoms include the plant looking wilted and dry, followed by ... soil with a contact fungicide and refrain from replanting Proteaceae species in that area. Good general plant hygiene and healthy ...

14 / 04 / 2008 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Faurea rochetiana

Leaves
Common names: broad-leaved boekenhout (Eng.); breëblaarboekenhout (Afr.) ; Mogwapi (North Sotho); siSefo (siSwati); N'wamidzumba (Tsonga); Mutango (tshiVenda)
Family: Proteaceae

... a natural area with these trees. Most members of the family Proteaceae are noted for their production of nectar, which attracts a wide ... position as soon as is practical. We believe that, like many Proteaceae, seeds of this species would respond well to smoke or smoke essence. ...

07 / 01 / 2008 | Hugh Glen | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
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Serruria florida

Serruria florida in flower
Common names: blushing bride, pride of Franschhoek (Eng.); skaamblom, trots van Franschhoek (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... A root pathogen, Phytophthora, is detrimental to Proteaceae. Symptoms include the plant looking wilted and dry, followed by ... soil with a contact fungicide and refrain from replanting Proteaceae in that area. Good general plant hygiene and healthy vigorous mother ...

12 / 11 / 2007 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea compacta

Protea compacta
Common names: Bot River protea, Bot River sugarbush, Compacta ( Eng. ); duinesuikerbos, suikerkan, Botrivier-protea (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... phenomenon is an adaptation by certain genera within Proteaceae of the Cape Floral Kingdom to deal with the need to store ... is the largest, widespread and most known genus in the Proteaceae family. The name was given in 1735 by Linnaeus and is derived from ...

10 / 09 / 2007 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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