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Taxon: Serruria florida (Thunb.) Knight

Genus: Serruria
Family: Proteaceae
Nomen number: 33744
Place of publication: Cult. Prot. 92. 1809
Name verified on: 19-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-May-1998
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • blushing-bride   (Source: Proteas 248. 1993) – English

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Proteas 248. 1993)

Distributional range:

    Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province

  • also cultivated


  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Matthews, L. 1993. Proteas of the world. 248.


Check other web resources for Serruria florida (Thunb.) Knight:

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Serruria florida cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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