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Protea is internationally, one of the best-known and most widely
grown genera from the Proteaceae family. Proteas originate in
southern Africa and many species are known and grown for their
large colourful flower heads.
This book focuses mostly on Proteas, but also considers some of
the other Proteaceae genera that are more widely cultivated.


This beautifully illustrated book covers the following topics:

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCING THE PROTEA FAMILY
Chapter 1: Introducing the Protea Family
History & distribution
Characteristics
Naming of proteaceae plants
Culture

CHAPTER 2: LEUCADENDRON
Culture & propagation
Cultivars/species:
L. Adscendens (syn. L. Salignum)
L. Argenteum
L. Floridum
L. Laureolum (syn. L. Decorum)
L. Lanigerum (cone bush)
L. Plumosum (syn. L. Rubrum)
L. Venosum (syn l. Sessile)

CHAPTER 3: LEUCOSPERMUM
Culture & propagation
Cultivars/species:
L. Cordifolium
L. Erubescens
L. Incisum (syn. L. Vestitum)
L. Nutans
L. Oleifolium
L. ‘Scarlet ribbon’
L. Tottum
L. Reflexum

CHAPTER 4: AUSTRALIAN PROTEACEAE
Genera
Grevillea
Banksia
Hakea
Telopea

CHAPTER 5: OTHER PROTEACEAE
Important genera
Mimetes
M. Argenteus
M. Cucullatus (syn. M. Lyrigera)
M. Hirtus
Serruia
S. Aemula
S. Barbigera
S. Florida

CHAPTER 6: PROTEAS
Classifying proteas
Cultural needs
Pests and diseases
Propagating proteas
Cut flowers
Proteas for different conditions
Cultivated proteas
P. Aurea (syn. P. Longifolia)
P. Compacta
P. Cynaroides
Protea eximia (syn. P. Latifolia)
Protea grandiceps
Protea grandiflora (syn. P. Nitida, p. Arborea)
Protea lacticolor
Protea lanceolata
Protea magnifica
Protea mundii
Protea neriifolia
Protea obtusifolia
Protea repens
Protea scolymocephala
Protea subvestita
Protea venusta
Protea cultivars
Hybrids & crosses



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