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Proteaceae
The plant family Proteaceae includes Banksia, Grevillea, Macadamia, the Waratahs and many other native trees and shrubs.

The Proteaceae family is almost entirely restricted to the continental landmasses of the southern hemisphere including Australia (800 plus species), Africa (400 species, 330 plus found in the South Western Cape), Central and South America (90 species), Madagascare, SE Asia, New Zealand, New Guinea and New Caledonia.

Following are images from the Proteaceae family, enjoy...

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genera: Acidonia
Adenanthos
Agastachys
Alloxylon
Athertonia
Aulax
Austromuellera
Banksia
Beauprea
Beapreopsis
Bellendena
Brabejum
Buckinghamia
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Leucospermum
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Macadamia
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Musgravea
Neorites
Opisthiolepis
Oreocallis
Orites
Orothamnus
Panopsis
Paranomus
Persoonia
Petrophile
Placospermum
Protea
Roupala
Serruria
Sleumerodendron
Sorocephalus
Spatalla
Sphalmium
Stenocarpus
Stirlingia
Strangea
Symphionema
Synaphea
Telopea
Toronia
Triunia
Turrillia
Vexatorella
Virotia
Xylomelum
Banksia
Banksia ericifolia - Cape Solander, Botany Bay National Park, New South Wales.Banksia (Banksia ericifolia) cv Giant Candles (Banksia spinulosa x ericifolia), Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, New South Wales.Giant Candles (Banksia ericifolia)
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Grevillea
Grevillea x gaudichaudiiGrevillea x gaudichaudii Red Spider Flower (Grevillea speciosa)Red Spider Flower (Grevillea speciosa)
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Isopogon
Broad-leaf Drumsticks (Isopogon anemonifolius), Mount Tomah Botanic Garden, NSWBroad-leaf Drumstick (Isopogon anemonifolius) Narrow-leaf Drumsticks (Isopogon aethifolius), Mount Blackheath, Blue Mountains, NSWNarrow-leaf Drumstick (Isopogon anethifolius)
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Leucadendron
cv Safari Sunset (Leucadendron)cv Safari Sunset (Leucadendron) cv Harvest Fire (Leucadendron)cv Harvest Fire (Leucadendron)
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Leucospermum
Leucospermum erubescensLeucospermum erubescens Protea (Proteaceae)Leucospermum conocarpodendron x L cuneiforme
Leucospermum oleifoliumLeucospermum oleifolium Leucospermum cordifolium
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Protea
Broadleaf Sugarbush (Protea eximia)Broadleaf Sugarbush (Protea eximia) King Protea (Protea cynaroides)King Protea (Protea cynaroides)
Common Shuttlecock Sugarbush (Protea aurea aurea)Common Shuttlecock Sugarbush
(Protea aurea aurea)
 
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Waratah
Gipsland Waratah (Telopea oreades)Gipsland Waratah (Telopea oreades) Waratah (Telopea speciosissima)Waratah (Telopea speciosissima)
Tasmanian Waratah (Telopea truncata)Tasmanian Waratah (Telopea truncata)  
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Can you help identify these proteas, if you can email us...
Protea (Proteaceae)
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Proteaceae Other links

Australian Flora and Protea Growers Association
PO Box 6168, HAWTHORN WEST VIC 3122
The Australian Flora and Protea Growers Association facilitates the profitable production of wildflowers through industry development, promotion and research.
Proteaflora Proteaflora Nursery Pty Ltd
PO Box 252, MONBULK VIC 3793
 Ph: 03 9756 7233 Fax: 03 9756 6948 Email A wholesale nursery providing first quality Proteaceae to Australian nurseries, garden centres and cut flower growers both in Australia and overseas.
Australian Museum
Check out their fact sheet section on Plants of Australia Called Proteaceae.
California Protea Association
PO Box 2553, VALLEY CENTER CA 92082-2553 Email
Non-profit corporation that works to improve and develop cultivars and promotes the marketing of Protea.
International Protea Association Website: www.ipa-protea.org
Protea Atlas ProjectProtea Atlas Project
Kirstenbosch PB X7, CLAREMONT SOUTH AFRICA 7735
Ph: (021) 761 1425 Email We record the geographical location of Proteas throughout southern Africa for the benefit of Conservation, Rural Communities, Farmers, Reserve Managers, Tourism, Cut Flower Trade and Botany. Check out the links to Australian Invaders, that include the Telopea, Scarlet Silky Oak (Grevillia banksii), Silky Oak (Grevillia robusta), Needlebushes (Hakea), Heath-leaved Banksai (Banksia ericifolia).

 

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