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Pin Cushion Protea

/pin/ ˈko͝oSHən /ˈprōdēə/


genus of evergreen upright, sometimes creeping shrubs that is assigned to the Proteaceae, with currently forty-eight known species. Most pincushions are upright shrubs that usually have a single main stem


The Pin Cushion Protea has mythological associations to change and transformation, it's not surprising that in the language of flowers, protea symbolizes diversity and courage.