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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 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 neriifolia

Protea neriifolia
Common names: oleander-leaf protea, narrow-leaf protea (Eng.), baardsuikerbos, baardsuikerkan, blousuikerkan (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... hairs sets off the colour of the inner bracts. Protea neriifolia  is a very widespread species and occurs from sea-level to ... for their particular markets. The 'flowers' of  Protea neriifolia  are actually flower heads with a collection of flowers in ...

30 / 07 / 2001 | Hanneke Jamieson | 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 released 9-12 months after flowering. Protea nitida has a widespread distribution ranging from the Bokkeveld ... viruses or environmental factors such as pruning. 41 Protea species, including P. nitida , are recorded to be susceptible to ...

18 / 06 / 2007 | M Twine | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea obtusifolia

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

... Botanical Garden July 2009   Protea obtusifolia is a large upright, rounded shrub, 2-4 m tall with a ... when young but hairless when mature, and leathery. The protea flower is not a flower, but a flower head or inflorescence, made up of ...

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

Protea odorata
Common names: Swartland sugarbush
Family: Proteaceae

... Garden February 2017, updated March 2018 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 repens

Protea repens
Common names: sugarbush, common sugarbush, real sugarbush, honey protea (Eng.), suikerbos, stroopbos, opregtesuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... depending on the variant.  The 'flowers' of Protea repens are actually flower heads with a collection of small flowers in ... brown 'ice-cream cone' seedhead.  Protea repens  occurs in the southern part of South Africa and grows from ...

03 / 06 / 2002 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea roupelliae subsp. hamiltonii

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

... propagation and cultivation information.   Protea roupelliae subsp. hamiltonii grows up to 0.3 m tall, sprawling to ... natural habitat, although there is an old specimen in the Protea Garden at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, that is about 1 ...

07 / 08 / 2017 | Mashudu Nndanduleni | 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 scolymocephala

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

... Botanical Garden August 2006 Protea scolymocephala is a small, neat, upright, well-branched shrub from a ... segments-three fused and one free, and a style. In this protea, the perianth segments are 15-25 mm long, creamy-green or with pinkish ...

21 / 08 / 2006 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch 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 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 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 Seed Bank Partnership
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