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Betty's Bay | Protea cynaroides
WI_za082.jpg Jonkershoek NP  |  Protea nitidaThumbnailsGrootbos NR  |  Protea obtusifolia

Location: Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens. Members of the Proteaceae plant family are characteristic for the fynbos shrublands of South Africa. Many of them have large, highly conspicuous inflorescences. Protea cynaroides - commonly known as the king protea - is the national flower of South Africa.

Keywords
plant, Proteaceae
Created
Tuesday 7 October 2008 by Martin Mergili in Africa / South Africa (587 visits)