Protea madiensis Oliv.
subsp. madiensis

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Protea madiensis subsp. madiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Slopes below Namuli Peak, Zambezia, Mozambique

Protea madiensis subsp. madiensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Slopes below Namuli Peak, Zambezia, Mozambique

Protea madiensis subsp. madiensis

Photo: Alan Gardiner
Slopes below Namuli Peak, Zambezia, Mozambique

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Synonyms: Protea bequaertii De Wild.
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Status: Native
Description:
Large shrub or small tree. Leaves narrowly to broadly elliptic, ovate or obovate, up to 21 × 11 cm, hairless except when very young. Flower heads terminal, 10-17 cm in diameter. Bracts pale creamy-white to brown, often with a pink tip, covered with soft appressed hairs, flowers creamy-white; perianth base and claw hairy, limb hairless.
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Worldwide distribution: From southern Nigeria and Ethiopia to Angola, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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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 156 - 160. (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. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 104. (Includes a picture).

Chisumpa, S.M., Brummitt, R.K. & Marner, S. (2006). Proteaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 62 - 64. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 156.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Protea madiensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Protea madiensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Protea madiensis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Protea madiensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Protea madiensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Protea madiensis
Plants of the World Online: Protea madiensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Protea madiensis
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Wikipedia: Protea madiensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Protea madiensis subsp. madiensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=176250, retrieved 15 November 2019

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