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Species Information

Protea comptonii Beard
(name current 2016)
Barbeton Protea


Growth form: Tree
Near Endemic
Found within protected areas
Swaziland abundance: rare
Swaziland distribution: one locality
Schedule B

Red Data Book Information:
Status: EN B1B2cD Endemism: Near endemic? Distribution: Bulembu, Malolotja One outlying subpopulation in KwaZulu Natal (South Africa), although more common in northern and northeastern parts of South Africa.

Regional distribution:
Known from Barberton mountains near Havelock, in South Africa and Swaziland.

Included in Tree Atlas.

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Onderstall, J. (1984). Transvaal Loweveld and Escarpment including the Kruger National Park. South African Wild Flower Guide 4. Botanical Society of South Africa.