Definition of Protea cynaroides
1. Noun. South African shrub whose flowers when open are cup-shaped resembling artichokes.
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Literary usage of Protea cynaroides
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On the Cultivation of the Plants Belonging to the Natural Order of Proteēæ by Joseph Knight (1809)
"770. cum Ic. protea cynaroides. Kenn. in Bot. Rep. n. ... protea cynaroides. Thunb. Diss. n. 59. protea cynaroides. Linn. Mant. p. 196'. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"protea cynaroides. (XX) fls. snow-white or tinged with blue; pedicels short; calyx about J^in. long, green; corolla ^%-%'m. across. ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"protea cynaroides (X íí). streaming or other kinds of motion. It fills very young and actively forming cells completely full, like thin jelly in a glass ..."
4. Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald During the Years 1845-51, Under the by Berthold Seemann (1853)
"The protea cynaroides, Linn., may be seen here in the greatest perfection, producing heads frequently more than eight inches in diameter. ..."
5. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1850)
"protea cynaroides, in bud, the bud half open, and the fully expanded head of flowers.—This terminates the volume, save the figure of ..."
6. New Dictionary of South African Biography by E. J. Verwey, Nelson Mandela (1995)
"... Zantedeschia and Agapanthus, representing the orange, white and blue of the national flag), the 20c (protea cynaroides and Protea repens), ..."