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Aulax umbellata

Female inflorescences
Common names: Broad-leaf Featherbush (Eng.), Veerkanariebos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... the soil once the plant has settled and is growing. Like all Proteaceae, it needs full sun and free air circulation. Plants generally take ... Aulax umbellata  is part of an ancient plant family, the Proteaceae, which had already divided into two subfamilies, the Proteoideae and ...

03 / 12 / 2001 | Hanneke Jamieson | 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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Diastella buekii

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

16 / 02 / 2009 | Ismail Ebrahim | CREW
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Diastella divaricata subsp. divaricata

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

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

01 / 05 / 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 Floristic ...

22 / 05 / 2017 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Diastella fraterna

Diastella fraterna
Common names: Palmiet silkypuff
Family: Proteaceae

... has the smallest distribution range of any genus in the Proteaceae. It consists of 7 species and is endemic to the extreme southwestern ...

16 / 11 / 2015 | Nosiphelele Patricia Mapukata | Harold Porter NBG
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Diastella parilis

Diastella parilis
Common names: Worcester silkypuff
Family: Proteaceae

... other species. Diastella is one of 14 genera of the Proteaceae family and is a small genus of 7 species. Diastella is most ...

06 / 02 / 2017 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Diastella proteoides

Diastella proteoides: Photo Nigel Foreshaw
Common names: Flats' Silkypuff
Family: Proteaceae

17 / 06 / 2002 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Diastella thymelaeoides subsp. meridiana

 Diastella thymelaeoides subsp. meridiana. Photo: Carina Lochner
Common names: Hangklip silkypuff (Eng.)
Family: Proteaceae

07 / 07 / 2015 | Victoria Wilman | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Faurea galpinii

Faurea galpinii, seedhead
Common names: forest beechwood, escarpment beechwood, bush-beech, forest-beech (Eng.); bosboekenhout, platorandboekenhout, rooiboekenhout (Afr.); sisefo (siSwati);
Family: Proteaceae

... What sets this genus apart from other African genera of Proteaceae, is that it is in essence tropical and subtropical. The members of ...

02 / 11 / 2015 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu 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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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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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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Leucadendron argenteum

Leucadendron argenteum growing wild on the Kirstenbosch Estate.
Common names: silver tree (Eng.), witteboom, silwerboom (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

02 / 10 / 2000 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron chamelaea

Leucadendron chamelaea, female.
Common names: Witsenberg conebush
Family: Proteaceae

22 / 02 / 2016 | Ismail Ebrahim | CREW
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Leucadendron discolor

Flower head of male plant
Common names: Piketberg conebush, gold flame tips, red conebush (Eng.); rooi-tolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... be sure to attract some form of pest or disease. The Proteaceae family is large, consisting of about 1 400 species. The ...

24 / 09 / 2012 | Louise Nurrish | 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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Leucadendron eucalyptifolium

Male and female flower heads
Common names: gum-leaf conebush, tall conebush (English), grootgeelbos, geelbos (Afrikaans)
Family: Proteaceae

01 / 09 / 2014 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron floridum

Bush with female flowers
Common names: Flats conebush, silky euryspermum, sunny; tolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... generally become infected with pests or disease. The Proteaceae family is large and consists of about 1400 species worldwide. The ...

23 / 09 / 2013 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron laureolum

Leucadendron laureolum growing in habitat at Silvermine
Common names: golden conebush, golden sunshine-conebush, laurel-leaf conebush (Eng.); louriergeelbos, louriertolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

07 / 05 / 2012 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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