Protea heckmanniana Engl.
var. heckmanniana

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Protea heckmanniana var. heckmanniana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Southern Loop, Nyika National Park

Protea heckmanniana var. heckmanniana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Southern Loop, Nyika National Park

Protea heckmanniana var. heckmanniana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Southern Loop, Nyika National Park

Protea heckmanniana var. heckmanniana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Southern Loop, Nyika National Park

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Synonyms: Protea salicifolia Mildbr.
Protea stolzii Mildbr. ex Peter
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Suffrutex with several unbranched, more or less densely hairy stems less than 50 cm high. Leaves narrowly oblong-elliptic, mostly 4-7 cm long, 3-6 times as long as wide, more or less densely hairy. Flowerheads 3-4.5 cm in diameter. Bracts up to 2.5 cm long, about equalling the flowers, brown, appressed hairy in patches but becoming more and more hairless. Flowers 1.5-2 cm long, pink or sometimes white, hairy outside.
Type location:
Tanzania
Notes: Subsp. angustifolia (Hauman) Chisumpa & Brummitt is confined to Southern Tanzania.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Montane grassland.
Altitude range: 1830 - 2300 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from southern Tanzania and the Nyika plateau in Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 17 September 2019
Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 76 - 77. (Includes a picture).

Beard, J.S. (1963). The genus Protea in Tropical Africa Kirkia 3 Pages 169 - 170. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 230. as Protea heckmanniana heckmanniana (Includes a picture).

Chisumpa, S.M., Brummitt, R.K. & Marner, S. (2006). Proteaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 81 - 82.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 85.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Protea heckmanniana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Protea heckmanniana
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Protea heckmanniana var. heckmanniana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=190450, retrieved 17 October 2018

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