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Protea effusa

Protea effusa is sometimes known as the scarlet sugarbush or in Afrikaans blosrooisuikerbos and is endemic to the Western Cape province of South Africa. Itโ€™s suspected of being a natural hybrid Protea recondita, crossed with P. pendula) but require further study.

 

It is also pollinated by rodents, I gave it a good sniff and it smells like yummy bread ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿž Mature individuals are also killed by wildfire, and like most Proteas, the seeds can survive and are stored in the fire-resistant dried old inflorescences. The seeds are released after fires, and dispersed by means of the wind.

Protea effusa

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