Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Protea compacta


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 Protea compacta   Protea compacta
 Protea compacta   Protea compacta
 Protea compacta   Protea compacta
 Protea compacta   Protea compacta

Habitat

Coastal foothills

Altitude

Low

Flowering time

Winter/Spring

Description

A single-stemmed, erect and sometimes untidy shrub up to 5 m tall. The oval leaves are heart-shaped at the base (50-130 mm long, 20-55 mm wide) and flowerheads (90-120 mm long, ca. 60 mm wide) have pink involucral bracts that are fringed with hairs. Seeds are retained in seedheads until fire occurs when they are released. They occur as large, dense stands in acid sand proteoid fynbos of both mountainous and flat areas.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26