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Serruria

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Serruria, or spiderhead is a genus of flowering plants in the family Proteaceae, endemic to South Africa.[1][2]

Names

Serruria was named in honor of Joseph Serrurier, a professor of botany at the Utrecht University early in the eighteenth century. It is called spiderhead in English and spinnekopbos in Afrikaans, because of the silky, finely divided leaves looking like they are covered in spiders webs.[2]

Selected species

Species include:[3]

References

  1. ^ "Serruria fasciflora". SANBI PlantZAfrica.com.
  2. ^ a b Manning, John (2013). Field Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa. Penguin Random House South Africa. ISBN 978-1920544867.
  3. ^ "African plants database". Retrieved 2008-04-12.
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Serruria: Brief Summary

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Serruria, or spiderhead is a genus of flowering plants in the family Proteaceae, endemic to South Africa.

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