Protea micans Welw.
subsp. trichophylla (Engl. & Gilg) Chisumpa & Brummitt

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Protea micans subsp. trichophylla

Disturbed miombo woodland in rocky sandy loam soil
Chimpempe
Mar 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

Protea micans subsp. trichophylla

Disturbed miombo woodland in rocky sandy loam soil
Chimpempe
Mar 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

Protea micans subsp. trichophylla

Disturbed miombo woodland in rocky sandy loam soil
Mumbuluma area
Mar 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

Protea micans subsp. trichophylla

Margin of disturbed miombo woodland and dambo
Margin of woodland and Luchindasi dambo
Feb 2018
Photo: Nick Wightman

Protea micans subsp. trichophylla

Margin of disturbed miombo woodland and dambo
Margin of woodland and Luchindasi dambo
Feb 2018
Photo: Nick Wightman

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Synonyms: Protea lemairei auct;
Protea trichophylla Engl. & Gilg
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Stems 30-100 cm high; leaves (5)7-13 x (0.7)1-1.8(2.1) cm, (4)6-10 times as long as broad, linear-oblanceolate to linear-elliptic; flower heads 3-5 x (4)5-7 cm; middle bracts 1.5-2 x 0.7-1(1.5) cm; inner bracts 3-5 x 0.4-0.8 cm; flowers pinkish red; perianth limb 8-11(12) mm long.
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: micans: gleaming, as if with a slight metallic lustre
trichophylla: with hairy leaves
Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland in northern Zambia and on Kalahari sand in extreme western Zambia.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1800 m
Flowering time:Oct - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Angola through Zambia and south east DRC to south west Tanzania.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 14 May 2019
Literature:

Chisumpa, S.M., Brummitt, R.K. & Marner, S. (2006). Proteaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 82 - 83.

Other sources of information about Protea micans subsp. trichophylla:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Protea micans
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Protea micans
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Protea micans
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Protea micans
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Protea micans
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Protea micans
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Protea micans
iNaturalist: Protea micans
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Protea micans
JSTOR Plant Science: Protea micans
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Protea micans
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Protea micans
Plants of the World Online: Protea micans
The Plant List (version 1.1): Protea micans
Tropicos: Protea micans
Wikipedia: Protea micans


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Protea micans subsp. trichophylla.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=190510, retrieved 4 June 2020

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