Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Protea repens


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 Protea repens   Protea repens
 Protea repens   Protea repens
 Protea repens   Protea repens
 Protea repens   Protea repens

Habitat

most widely distributed of all proteas

Altitude

mostly flats or lower slopes

Flowering time

late autumn to spring

Description

Up to 2 m high, with upright leaves (50-100 mm long, 5-18 mm wide). Flowerheads (100-160 mm long, 80 mm wide) have pointed, sticky, cream to pinkish-red bracts, forming cone-shaped seedheads that remain on the plant for several years. The copious nectar produced by the flowers is loved by baboons and birds and was widely used for sugar and syrup (bossiestroop) production by early settlers.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26