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Common Names for Proteas

We are attempting to compile comprehensive databases of common names in use. If you are aware of any names used which are not in the list, please e-mail us at

The Official Common Names for Proteas as originally set up by the Protea Atlas Project are often used in the Protea Atlas Newsletters, SASOL Proteas and other documentation.

Have a look at more Language specific Common Names for Proteas below:

English (Au - Ha) Afrikaans Eastern Shona Venda
English (Ld) German North Sotho Xhosa
English (Ls) Khoi South Sotho Zulu
English (Mi - Pa) siNdebele Swati
English (Pr) Setswana Swazi
English (Se - Ve) Central Shona Tsonga

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