Browsing: Proteaceae

Proteaceae is a family of flowering plants predominantly distributed in the Southern Hemisphere. The family comprises 83 genera with about 1,660 known species. The name Proteaceae by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu in 1789 was based on the genus Protea.

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Protea nitida – Wagon Tree

Protea nitida (Wagon Tree) is a slow-growing tree, with very thick white-grey bark, that varies considerably in height. It is normally about 16.4 feet…


Protea caffra (Sugar Bush)

Protea caffra (Sugar Bush) is an evergreen shrub or small tree up to 10 feet (3 m) tall, with a somewhat rounded crown. The grey-green…