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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

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden January 2020 Protea speciosa is an evergreen, erect, multi-stemmed shrub ... Peninsula have broad leaves that look similar to those of Protea grandiceps , while the Klein River Mountain plants ... plants have involucral bracts with mainly white beards. Protea speciosa grows naturally on the mountains of the Cape ...

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

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden October 2020 Protea inopina is a low, multi-stemmed shrub, 0.5–1 m tall, ... styles and 15–20 mm long pollen presenters, linear.  Protea inopina begins to flower in spring (September) and ... The seeds are large, 10–12 mm long and 6–8 mm wide. Protea inopina could possibly be confused with Protea nitida ...

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

... the author thanks Prof. Kevin Balkwill for images of Protea curvata in flower. Protea curvata is a slender, evergreen tree that can reach up ... sickle shaped, 110–200 mm long and 8–16 mm wide.  Protea curvata produces globose flower heads that are 50–70 ...

05 / 10 / 2020 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea namaquana

Protea namaquana
Common names: Kamiesberg sugarbush
Family: Proteaceae

... of Nick Helme, Ismail Ebrahim and Brian du Preez.   Protea namaquana is an upright, rounded, densely branched ... but their flowerheads look similar when they are open. Protea namaquana is endemic in Namaqualand and it occurs on ... temperature in winter is 18ºC and 30ºC in summer. Protea namaquana is rare and an outlier in its natural fynbos ...

23 / 12 / 2019 | Hlengiwe Mtshali | CREW
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Protea roupelliae subsp. hamiltonii

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

... for supplying propagation and cultivation information.   Protea roupelliae subsp. hamiltonii grows up to 0.3 m tall, ... natural habitat, although there is an old specimen in the Protea Garden at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, that ... at the bottom and pink toward the tips. It is similar to Protea roupelliae subsp. roupelliae , the silver sugarbush. ...

07 / 08 / 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

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden April 2017 Protea lacticolor is an erect shrub or a small tree that ... and ovary, and the male consists of the stamen and anther. Protea lacticolor produces oblong to narrowly obconic ... a strategy known as reseeding. The natural habitat of Protea lacticolor is on the mountains, most often on streams ...

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

... thank Marian Oliver for allowing the use of her images of Protea nana growing in habitat. Protea nana is a charming, dainty, densely branched, small ... moist, peaty to dry, sandstone soils, on mountain slopes. Protea nana is a small, reseeding shrub, that is killed by ...

20 / 03 / 2017 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea odorata

Protea odorata
Common names: Swartland sugarbush
Family: Proteaceae

... Botanical Garden February 2017, updated March 2018 Protea odorata is a small, sparsely branched, evergreen, ... presenter. The male consists of stamens and anthers. Protea odorata flowers from late summer to mid-winter ... in the stems stop the water supply to the seed head. Protea odorata is endemic to Malmesbury Flats, from Klapmuts ...

13 / 02 / 2017 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea longifolia

Protea longifolia
Common names: long-leaf sugarbush, long-leaf protea (Eng.); langblaarsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... spreading, sometimes touching the ground, if not pruned. Protea longifolia produces sclerophylous, curved, grey-green ... of flowers, that is longer than the involucral bracts. Protea longifolia flowers from autumn until spring, (May to ... There is a distinct dwarf form from Elim Flats called Protea longifolia var. minor (mini long-leaf sugarbush). This ...

12 / 12 / 2016 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea cryophila

Protea cryophila
Common names: snow protea, snowball protea (Eng.); sneeuprotea, sneeublom (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Flowering time is mid- to late summer (January to March). Protea cryophila is confined to the Cederberg in the Western ... 0.1oC and 22.9oC in summer (Mucina & Rutherford 2006). Protea cryophila is well adapted to fires, which can occur ... snow so regularly experienced during the winter months. Protea Protea cryophila is best grown in cold, higher ...

24 / 10 / 2016 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea subvestita

Protea subvestita
Common names: waterlily sugarbush (Eng.); lippeblomsuikerbos (Afr); igwanishe, isiqane (isiXhosa); isiqalaba (isiZulu)
Family: Proteaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden August 2016 Protea subvestita is an upright, bushy, evergreen shrub or ... that remain hairy for long periods (Tony Rebelo 2001). Protea subvestita produces oblong flower heads which are ... and ovary, and the male consists of stamens and anthers. Protea subvestita flower produces a pink style of 55–60 mm ...

29 / 08 / 2016 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea grandiceps

Protea grandiceps
Common names: red sugarbush, red protea (Eng.); rooisuikerbos, rooisuikerkan (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden May 2016 Protea grandiceps is an evergreen, compact, rounded shrub ... The pollen presenter is exposed at the tip of the style. Protea grandiceps begins to flower in spring, from September, ... seedhead stalk and the water supply to the seedhead stops. Protea grandiceps is widespread over the centre of the core ...

08 / 05 / 2016 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea mundii

Protea mundii, flowerhead
Common names: forest sugarbush, white protea (Eng.); witsuikerbos, boswitsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden February 2016 Protea mundii is a single-stemmed, upright shrub that reaches ... occasionally reach 12 m, making it the tallest tree-like protea (Bean & Johns 2005). It reaches a width of 1.5–2 m. ... coastal gardens as well as temperate high rainfall areas. Protea mundii is a pioneer in the successional stages from ...

08 / 02 / 2016 | Megan Blatchford | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea aristata

Protea aristata, flowerhead.
Common names: Ladismith sugarbush (Eng.); klein-den-suikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garde January 2016 Protea aristata falls within the group of ‘true’ ... for up to a year and allow more time for seed collection. Protea aristata is endemic to the Klein Swartberg (a ... rocky sandstone slopes at an altitude of 750–2 000 m. Protea aristata is considered a reseeder since fire kills the ...

25 / 01 / 2016 | Megan Blatchford | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea amplexicaulis

Protea amplexicaulis
Common names: clasping-leaf sugarbush (Eng.); aardroos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Notten Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden August 2015 Protea amplexicaulis is a low-growing, sprawling shrub that ... like small mammals, such as mice and shrews. This protea is grouped in the rodent sugarbushes, with Protea cordata (heart-leaf sugarbush), P. decurrens ...

31 / 08 / 2015 | Aimee Plutsick | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea magnifica

Protea magnifica
Common names: queen protea, queen sugarbush, bearded protea ( Eng. ); wolbaardsuikerbos ( Afr. )
Family: Proteaceae

... with this article and Adam Harrower for pictures of Protea magnifica in habitat.   Protea magnifica is indeed a variable protea, ranging from small erect trees of about 3m in height, ...

27 / 01 / 2014 | Melissa Van der Burg | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea cordata

Leaves and flowers: Photo Amida Johns
Common names: Heart-leaf sugarbush; hartblaarsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Harold Porter National Botanical Garden July 2013 Protea cordata is an erect, multi-stemmed, perennial dwarf ... at ground level is typical of the rodent pollinated protea species such as  Protea amplexicaulis ,  P. humiflora ,  P. decurrens ...

15 / 07 / 2013 | Jane Forrester | Harold Porter NBG
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Protea laetans

Protea laetans flowerhead and bud
Common names: Blyde protea, Blyde sugarbush (Eng.); Blydesuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Notten Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden July 2012 Protea laetans is a slender, upright, sparsely branched tree, ... to September), but mainly during autumn (April and May). Protea laetans is found on the Drakensberg Escarpment in ... on rocky slopes. Like its relatives in the fynbos, Protea laetans is able to survive fast-moving fires, in this ...

16 / 07 / 2012 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea rubropilosa

Flowerhead
Common names: transvaal sugarbush, transvaal mountain protea, red velvet protea, escarpment protea (Eng.); transvaalbergsuikerbos (Afr.); segwapi (Sotho)
Family: Proteaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden November 2011   Protea rubropilosa forms a large shrub or tall tree depending ... after flowering. P. rubropilosa is a slow grower but in protea terms is long-lived, surviving upwards of 60 years. ... from Wolkberg in the north to Lydenberg in the south. Protea rubropilosa forms open woodlands growing alongside P. ...

14 / 11 / 2011 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea susannae

Protea susannae
Common names: stink-leaf sugarbush (Eng.); stinkblaarsuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Millennium Seed Bank Project (SANBI) January 2011 Protea susannae is a large, robust, upright shrub arising ... be found from autumn until spring (April to September). Protea susannae occurs in the Overberg area from Stanford to ... kingdom and are specially adapted for these conditions. Protea susannae stores its seeds on the plant in the ...

31 / 01 / 2011 | Olivia Tyambetyu | Millennium Seed Bank Partnership
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