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Leucospermum reflexum

Common names: var. reflexum : rocket pincushion, sky-rocket pincushion (Eng. ); perdekop (Afr.). var. luteum : yellow rocket pincushion (Eng.); geel perdekop (Afr
Family: Proteaceae

30 / 07 / 2007 | Jane Forrester | Harold Porter NBG
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Leucadendron xanthoconus

Cones
Common names: sickle-leaf conebush ( Eng. ); blinkblaartolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... A root pathogen, Phytophtera, 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 in that area. Good general plant hygiene and healthy vigorous mother ...

16 / 07 / 2007 | M Twine | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea nitida

Protea nitida in cultivation
Common names: wagon tree ( English); waboom, blousuikerbos, bobbejaansuikerbos, brandhout. (Afrikaans)
Family: Proteaceae

... are dispersed by wind. Flowers are pollinated by birds. Proteaceae sport proteoid roots which serve to enlarge the surface area for ... A root pathogen, Phytophthora, is detrimental to Proteaceae. Symptoms include the plant looking wilted and dry, followed by ...

18 / 06 / 2007 | M Twine | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucospermum muirii

Flowers heads change colour
Common names: Albertinia pincushion ( Eng. ); bloukoolhout (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 refrain from replanting Proteaceae in that area. Good, general plant hygiene and healthy, vigorous ...

06 / 11 / 2006 | M Twine | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea scolymocephala

Protea scolymocephala
Common names: thistle protea, thistle sugarbush, small green protea, scoly ( Eng. ); kleingroenroos, witskollie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... was soon a popular glasshouse subject in Europe. The Proteaceae is an ancient family. Its ancestors grew in Gondwanaland, 300 ...

21 / 08 / 2006 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron tinctum

Leucadendron tinctum display
Common names: spicy conebush ( Eng. ); toffie-appel (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 refrain from replanting Proteaceae in that area. Good general plant hygiene and healthy, vigorous ...

17 / 07 / 2006 | M Twine | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea lepidocarpodendron

Protea Lepidocarpodendron on St James Peak
Common names: Black-bearded Protea, Black-bearded Sugarbush, Black Protea ( Eng. ), Swartbaardsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... scale, karpos a fruit and dendron a tree. The Proteaceae is an ancient family. Its ancestors grew in Gondwanaland, 300 ...

10 / 07 / 2006 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron spissifolium subsp. oribinum

Male flowers: Copyright Tony Abbott
Common names: Oribi spear-leaved conebush ( Eng. ); Oribigeelbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

05 / 06 / 2006 | Wendy Foden | TSP
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Mimetes hirtus

Inflorescence - Mimetes hirtus
Common names: marsh pagoda, red and yellow bottlebrush, tall pagoda, hairy mimetes, pineapple bush ( Eng. ); kreupelboom, vleistompie, rooistompie, pynappelstompie
Family: Proteaceae

13 / 03 / 2006 | Von Witt C | CREW
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Mimetes cucullatus

Mimetes cucullatus
Common names: common mimetes, common pagoda, red mimetes, red pagoda ( Eng. ); rooistompie, stompie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... The genus Mimetes belongs in the protea family (Proteaceae) and consists of 14 species, all of which occur in the Western Cape, ...

20 / 02 / 2005 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucospermum bolusii

Leucospermum bolusii
Common names: Gordon's Bay pincushion (Eng.); witluisiesbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

27 / 10 / 2003 | Christien Malan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria trilopha

Flower heads
Common names: trident spiderhead, sand spiderhead, snake-stem spiderhead, three-crested spiderhead (Eng.); slangspinnekopbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

13 / 10 / 2003 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria furcellata

Serruria furcellata
Common names: Kraaifontein spiderhead (Eng.)
Family: Proteaceae

06 / 10 / 2003 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Brabejum stellatifolium

Flowers of the wild almond
Common names: bitteramandel, wild almond, wilde-amandel, ghoeboontjie, ghoekoffie
Family: Proteaceae

08 / 09 / 2003 | Christien Malan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron levisanus

Leucadendron levisanus male in flower
Common names: Cape Flats conebush, spatula-leaf protea (Eng.); sandknoppiesbos (Afr.) Status: Endangered
Family: Proteaceae

25 / 08 / 2003 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria cyanoides

Serruria cynaroides.Photo Protea Atlas
Common names: Wynberg spiderhead (Eng.); spinnekopbossie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... and is in fact one of the largest of the African genera of Proteaceae. S. cyanoides was once common on the Cape Flats but has ...

14 / 07 / 2003 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucospermum saxosum

Flowerheads
Common names: escarpment pincushion
Family: Proteaceae

... it can spread up to 1,5m in width. As with all plants of the Proteaceae family; do not disturb the roots, as these plants are susceptible to ...

06 / 01 / 2003 | K Behr | Pretoria NBG
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Mimetes hottentoticus

Flowerhead of Mimetes hottentoticus
Common names: silver pagoda, Hottentotstompie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Mimetes Mimetes hottentoticus , like most Proteaceae is relatively short-lived. The plant's life span rarely exceeds ...  Mimetes  can be easily distinguished from all other Proteaceae. The beauty and brilliance of their flowerheads, which are displayed ...

16 / 12 / 2002 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria aemula

Serruria aemula
Common names: strawberry spiderhead
Family: Proteaceae

11 / 11 / 2002 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron macowanii

Leucadendron macowanii, male flowerheads.
Common names: acacia-leaf conebush, wattle-leaf conebush
Family: Proteaceae

... The genus  Leucadendron  has the only 10 species in the Proteaceae family in southern Africa that are exclusively wind-pollinated and  ... do not suffer from many disfiguring diseases. Like all other Proteaceae, the most harmful and destructive diseases are fungal. Most losses ...

16 / 09 / 2002 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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