Scientific nameThis is a ground hugging protea shrub with oblong olive green leaves and cream to red coloured flowers.
This table below shows how many plants we are trying to obtain for this species.
We are in need of this species! Can you help? Maybe you have this species at home, or perhaps you can collect seeds or cuttings (if applicable) from friends or from a public space. If so, why don't you help establish this species in areas where it is much needed!
Conservation status: Vulnerable
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.
This is a bird-friendly species
Suitable for clay soil
It provides food for:
Southern double-collared sunbird
Protea burchellii is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos