Protea

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See also: Proteas and protea

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From Ancient Greek Πρωτεύς (Prōteús), the Greek warden of sea beasts, renowned for his ability to change shape. Named by Carl Linnaeus (1707 - 1778)

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Protea f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Proteaceae — the proteas or sugarbushes, native to South Africa, extremely diverse in form.

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