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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any tropical African shrub of a particular genus having alternate rigid leaves and dense colorful flower heads resembling cones.

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  • Bryan Watson, who designed the king protea emblem, said on
  • The king protea (protea cynaroides) is the national flower of South Africa.
  • The gold and silver coins depict the king protea, South Africa's national flower.
  • There were pineapples to be gathered, and protea to harvest, and golden macs to box and ship. for more
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