Protea angolensis Welw.
var. angolensis

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Protea angolensis var. angolensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Headlands, nr Halfway House

Protea angolensis var. angolensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Headlands, nr Halfway House

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Common names: Angolan protea (English) Northern protea (English)
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Dwarf shrub, up to 60 cm, dying back each year after winter frosts or fires.
Notes: Var. divaricata (Engl. & Gilg) Beard is a much stouter shrub or small tree, occurring mainly in Brachystegia woodland. It tends to flowers later, between April and July.
Derivation of specific name: angolensis: of Angola
Habitat: It is mainly found open grassland and the margins of vleis and woodland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Jan - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 15 December 2007

Beard, J.S. (1963). The genus Protea in Tropical Africa Kirkia 3 Pages 151 - 154. (Includes a picture).

Chisumpa, S.M., Brummitt, R.K. & Marner, S. (2006). Proteaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 64 - 66.

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 37, plate 57

Smith, P. & Allen, Q. (2004). Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of the Miombo Woodlands Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ISBN 1 84246 073 0 Pages 74 - 75. as Protea angolensis (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Protea angolensis var. angolensis., retrieved 25 May 2016

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