|INFORMATION PROVIDED WITH THE PHOTO
|date of photo Oct 1, 1975
location South AfricaCalAcademy slide # T 57553photo category: Plant - annual/perennial
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PLANT
large tufted pincushion, Mossel Bay pin (plantzafrica.com )
Check the Plants Database (USDA website)View Encyclopedia of Life record for Leucospermum praecoxView all photos in CalPhotos of Leucospermum praecox Check Google Images for Leucospermum praecox |
Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
|1. ||Reviewed by Dora Jakobsdottir Jul 23, 2004|
|Action: changed name from "Protea sp." to "Leucospermum sp.
| ||"This is not the genus Protea but Leucospermum which is characterized by the long protuding styles, lack of showy bracts surrounding the flowerheads, and often leathery leaves toothed around the tip. Florists often sell these flowers as proteas."|
|2. ||Reviewed by Dora Jakobsdottir Feb 14, 2010|
|Action: changed name from "Leucospermum sp." to "Leucospermum praecox
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