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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

... National Botanical Garden April 2017 Protea lacticolor is an erect shrub or a small tree that grows from 2 m up ... and ovary, and the male consists of the stamen and anther. Protea lacticolor produces oblong to narrowly obconic inflorescences, ...

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

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

... National Botanical Garden March 2017 Protea nana is a charming, dainty, densely branched, small shrub, up to ... peaty to dry, sandstone soils, on mountain slopes. Protea nana is a small, reseeding shrub, that is killed by fire, a known ...

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

Protea odorata
Common names: Swartland sugarbush
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden February 2017 Protea odorata is a small, sparsely branched, evergreen, fynbos shrub, that ... presenter. The male consists of stamens and anthers. Protea odorata flowers from late summer to mid-winter (February to June), ...

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 leaves, often ... of flowers, that is longer than the involucral bracts. Protea longifolia flowers from autumn until spring, (May to September) and ...

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

... time is mid- to late summer (January to March). Protea cryophila is confined to the Cederberg in the Western Cape Province of ... and 22.9oC in summer (Mucina & Rutherford 2006). Protea cryophila is well adapted to fires, which can occur any time between 8 ...

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

... Botanical Garden August 2016 Protea subvestita is an upright, bushy, evergreen shrub or small tree that ... that remain hairy for long periods (Tony Rebelo 2001). Protea subvestita produces oblong flower heads which are 55–70 mm long and ...

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

... National Botanical Garden May 2016 Protea grandiceps is an evergreen, compact, rounded shrub that grows about ... The pollen presenter is exposed at the tip of the style. Protea grandiceps begins to flower in spring, from September, and produces ...

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

... National Botanical Garden February 2016 Protea mundii is a single-stemmed, upright shrub that reaches an average ... occasionally reach 12 m, making it the tallest tree-like protea (Bean & Johns 2005). It reaches a width of 1.5–2 m. The trunk bears ...

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

... National Botanical Garde January 2016 Protea aristata falls within the group of ‘true’ sugarbushes which are ... to a year and allow more time for seed collection. Protea aristata is endemic to the Klein Swartberg (a misleading name for 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

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

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

... Botanical Garden January 2014     Protea magnifica is indeed a variable protea, ranging from small erect trees of about 3m in height, to low sprawling ...

27 / 01 / 2014 | | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea cordata

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

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

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

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden July 2012 Protea laetans is a slender, upright, sparsely branched tree, 2 to 5 m tall. ... but mainly during autumn (April and May). Protea laetans is found on the Drakensberg Escarpment in Mpumalanga, from ...

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

... Botanical Garden November 2011   Protea rubropilosa forms a large shrub or tall tree depending on its growing ... P. rubropilosa is a slow grower but in protea terms is long-lived, surviving upwards of 60 years. This is a ...

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

... Bank Project (SANBI) January 2011 Protea susannae is a large, robust, upright shrub arising from a single stem ... from autumn until spring (April to September). Protea susannae occurs in the Overberg area from Stanford to Still Bay, ...

31 / 01 / 2011 | O Tyambetyu | Millennium Seedbank Project
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Protea angustata

Protea angustata
Common names: Kleinmond sugarbush
Family: Proteaceae

... Botanical Garden August 2010 This protea is classified as a dwarf shrublet up to 350 mm tall. It forms a sparse ... rainfall area. Never plentiful, the biggest numbers of this protea can be found from Hermanus in the east to Pringle Bay in the west on the ...

16 / 08 / 2010 | Jane Forrester | Harold Porter NBG
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Protea stokoei

Protea stokoei bush
Common names: pink sugarbush
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden May 2010 Protea stokoei  grows to a height of 2 m, but under ideal conditions can grow ... mm long, 50-70 mm wide, and look similar to those of Protea speciosa. They never open fully. The flower bracts are soft pink with ...

24 / 05 / 2010 | Berenice Carolus | Harold Porter NBG
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Protea lanceolata

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

... Botanical Garden September 2009 Protea lanceolata  is an erect shrub, 2-4 m high with a trunk diameter up to ... for a conebush ( Leucadendron species). Protea lanceolata is endemic to the southern Cape and occurs from Potberg ...

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

... National Botanical Garden August 2009 Protea eximia is a large, upright shrub, 2-5 m tall with a single main trunk ... from midwinter until midsummer (June until December). Protea eximia is easy to tell apart from other proteas by its cordate to ...

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

... Botanical Gardens August 2009 Protea aurea subsp. potbergensis is a large shrub or small tree, up to ... one year to ripen before they can be harvested. Protea aurea subsp. potbergensis has a very small distribution range ...

03 / 08 / 2009 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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