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Serruria decipiens

Serruria decipiens
Common names: sandveld spiderhead
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden December 2015 Serruria decipiens is a small rounded shrub that grows from 0.6 to 1 m tall ... are released within 2 months of flowering. Serruria decipiens is endemic in South Africa, specifically in the Western ...

07 / 12 / 2015 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria adscendens

Bush in flower
Common names: Kleinmond spiderhead
Family: Proteaceae

... Harold Porter NBG November 2014 Serruria adscendens is a rounded shrub up to 1 m tall and up to 0.5 m across; ... fleshy appendage attractive to ants.   Serruria adscendens is widespread on sandstone soil, flats and slopes from ...

17 / 11 / 2014 | Nosiphelele Patricia Mapukata | Harold Porter NBG
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Serruria fasciflora

Flowers
Common names: common pin spiderhead; speldespinnekopbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden August 2014 Serruria fasciflora is a sprawling to erect shrublet growing 0.4-1.0m tall ... seeds are released within two month of flowering. Serruria fasciflora is widespread across flats and mountainous areas from ...

25 / 08 / 2014 | Phumza Bavuma | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria brownii

Shrub in flower
Common names: Bottlebrush spiderhead ; fleskwasbos (Afr.)  
Family: Proteaceae

... Botanical Garden December 2013 Serruria brownii is an upright shrublet growing up to 0.3-0.5m tall and 0.3m ... scrappy appearance. It is best to replace them. Serruria brownii occurs in the transitional zone between fynbos and ...

31 / 12 / 2013 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria villosa

Serruria villosa
Common names: golden spiderhead, valley spiderhead (Eng.); gouespinnekopbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden April 2012 Serruria villosa is an erect shrublet growing 0.3-0.5 m tall and spreading to ... the winter months and no frost is experienced. Serruria villosa is adapted to and requires fire for survival in its fynbos ...

16 / 04 / 2012 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria triternata

Serruria triternata flowerheads and foliage
Common names: Tulbagh spiderhead, dill-leaf serruria (Eng.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden August 2011 Serruria triternata is an erect shrub growing 1 m tall and spreading to 0.5 ... seeds are produced two months after flowering. Serruria triternata grows in Hawequas Sandstone Fynbos (Mucina & Rutherford ...

22 / 08 / 2011 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria fucifolia

Serruria fucifolia shrub
Common names: northern spiderhead (Eng.); sandveldspinnekopbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... approximately two months after pollination. Serruria fucifolia is endemic to the Western Cape and occurs in a band along ... nests where they were safely protected from the fire. Serruria Serruria fucifolia  is at home in a fynbos garden but lends ...

18 / 07 / 2011 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria rosea

Serruria rosea flower heads
Common names: rose spiderhead, bridesmaid spiderhead (Eng.); strooimeisie, bruidsbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Botanical Garden August 2010 Serruria rosea is an erect shrub growing 0.8-1 m tall in the veld. In ... fruits) are released two months after flowering. Serruria rosea is a fynbos species and is restricted to the Western Cape ...

23 / 08 / 2010 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria glomerata

Serruria glomerata shrub
Common names: cluster spiderhead (Eng.); spinnekopbossie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Botanical Garden July 2010   Serruria glomerata is a compact rounded shrublet, 200-500 mm tall and up to ... when it falls to the ground it is exposed. Serruria glomerata is found on sandstone flats and slopes to 330 m altitude ...

02 / 08 / 2010 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria florida

Serruria florida in flower
Common names: blushing bride, pride of Franschhoek (Eng.); skaamblom, trots van Franschhoek (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... seeds which are released about two months later. Serruria florida naturally occurs on the Franschhoek side of the Hottentots ... in their underground nests, which form the seed bank. Serruria florida is one of the fynbos species that is highly dependant on a ...

12 / 11 / 2007 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria trilopha

Flower heads
Common names: trident spiderhead, sand spiderhead, snake-stem spiderhead, three-crested spiderhead (Eng.); slangspinnekopbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden October 2003 Serruria trilopha is a sprawling, multi-stemmed, resprouting shrub. It grows ... released within two months of flowering. Serruria trilopha grows in acid, sandy soils at low altitudes between 50-310 ...

13 / 10 / 2003 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria furcellata

Serruria furcellata
Common names: Kraaifontein spiderhead (Eng.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden October 2003 Serruria furcellata is a multi-stemmed, resprouting, erect shrub reaching a ... seeds are released within two months of flowering. Serruria furcellata grows in acid, sandy soils at low altitudes between ...

06 / 10 / 2003 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria cyanoides

Serruria cynaroides.Photo Protea Atlas
Common names: Wynberg spiderhead (Eng.); spinnekopbossie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden June 2003 Serruria cyanoides is a small, densely branched, multi-stemmed, resprouting ... genus is mainly found in the winter rainfall region, only Serruria fasciflora extends eastwards to the Langeberg Mountains. Serruria ...

14 / 07 / 2003 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Serruria aemula

Serruria aemula
Common names: strawberry spiderhead
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Gardens November 2002 Serruria aemula forms a sprawling, much-branched shrublet reaching a height ... in nature since the 1980's and is believed to be extinct. Serruria foeniculacea , which occurs at Rondevlei has also been recognized as ...

11 / 11 / 2002 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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