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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 | Melissa Van der Burg | 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 lepidocarpodendron

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

... National Botanical Garden July 2006 Protea lepidocarpodendron is an upright shrub 2-3 m tall, densely bushy and ... are sessile , i.e. they have no stalk. The Protea flower is not a flower, but a flowerhead or inflorescence, made up of ...

10 / 07 / 2006 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Protea laurifolia

Protea laurifolia flower head
Common names: laurel protea, laurel-leaf protea, grey-leaf sugarbush (Eng.); louriersuikerbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden June 2009 Protea laurifolia is a large, upright, well-branched shrub, 3-5 m tall, or ... the whole bush a greyish green colour. The Protea flower is not a flower, but a flower head or inflorescence, made up ...

15 / 06 / 2009 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch 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 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 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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