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Young Protea scolymocephala - Gordon's Bay

Observed: 11th May 2017 By: carina l
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Description:

Many young plants scattered in this part of the site, some having flowered at a very early age. The mother plants grew to about 50 cm before they burnt.
Redlisted as Vulnerable.
Between 100 - 200 plants.
Some alien grass and other weeds but not too much in this part of the site.

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Comments

Tony Rebelo's picture

I was gobsmacked at Tokai

I was gobsmacked at Tokai when a few plants flowered in year one after the fire. I had not expected anything before year three. Why bother : the veld cannot burn as there is no fuel?

Obviously Skollies take no chances!