Botanical name

Paranomus sceptrum- gustavianus

Family

Proteaceae

Status

Near Threatened

Paranomus sceptrum- gustavianus
Paranomus sceptrum- gustavianus
Paranomus sceptrum- gustavianus
Paranomus sceptrum- gustavianus

Description

This favourite among the Paranomus species grows to nearly 2m. Leaves are dimorphic and the transition from the divided to the entire form is gradual. The typical Paranomus spike is 7cm long - with long pale cream flowers covered with silver hairs. They have a rather overbearing scent.

Habitat

Coastal mountain slopes

Flower Date

August to September