African Plant Database

Protea caffra subsp. kilimandscharica (Engl.) Chisumpa & Brummitt
Protologue : Kew Bull. 42(4): 830 (1987)
Information on the genus : Protea
Basionym : Protea kilimandscharica Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Protea kilimandscharica Engl. (1892)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : shrub to small tree; bush, scrub, rocky slopes in Hagenia zone, montane grassland, thickets dominated
Ecology : by Philippia, with Erica, Hypericum revolutum, in ericaceous belt of E African mountains (afroalpine); not in too high rainfall areas (annual rainfall: 600-1750 mm); 2300-3800 m alt. – Can be confused with P. gaguedi and P. rubrobracteata.
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Record n°82844 modified 2006-12-04
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