Proteas attracted the attention of botanists visiting the Cape of Good Hope in the 17th century. Many species were introduced to Europe in the 18th century, enjoying a unique popularity at the time amongst botanists.
PINK ICE – Protea
Taken in my friends garden last Wednesday!
The letter P gives me
Pāua is the Māori name given to three species of large edible sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs which belong to the family Haliotidae(there is only genus Haliotis), known in the United States and Australia as abalone, and in the United Kingdom as ormer shells.
Next P is for Peacock
The 3rd P I think of is PROTEA
I could not believe that I would find a Protea so close to my home. I had to take a photo of it.
I’ll use the image above and the link below
to invite to join our weekly A-Z photo challenge