Telopea speciosissima (Sm.) R. Br.

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Telopea speciosissima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Telopea speciosissima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Telopea speciosissima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Telopea speciosissima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Telopea speciosissima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Common names: Waratah (English)
Description: Shrub to 3 m. Leaves oblanceolate; margin toothed near the apex. Flowers c. 10 cm across, in dense ovoid or spherical heads. Bracts to 7.5 cm. Follicle to 10 cm long.
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Worldwide distribution: Native of New South Wales, Australia
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m.
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Image last updated: Wednesday 24 October 2007
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Telopea speciosissima
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Telopea speciosissima
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Telopea speciosissima
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Telopea speciosissima
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Telopea speciosissima
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Telopea speciosissima
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Telopea speciosissima
iNaturalist: Telopea speciosissima
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Telopea speciosissima
JSTOR Plant Science: Telopea speciosissima
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Telopea speciosissima
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Telopea speciosissima
Plants of the World Online: Telopea speciosissima
The Plant List (version 1.1): Telopea speciosissima
Tropicos: Telopea speciosissima
Wikipedia: Telopea speciosissima


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Telopea speciosissima.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=165870, retrieved 4 August 2020

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