Protea repens (L.) L.


Shrub or small tree. Leaves linear to narrowly oblanceolate, 5-15 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm wide. Flower head 10-16 cm long, 7-9 cm wide; spring to summer. Bracts white, deep red or pink at the tip, sticky, cf. P. neriifolia.

S Africa (Cape).

Source: Spencer, R.; Molyneux, B.; Mathews, D. (2002). Proteaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Protea L.