Author: Jan Scholten
Names: Protea derives from the Greek god Proteus, a deity changing between many forms.
Botany: astonishing variety and diversity of flowers and leaves.
In the Apg3 classification Proteaceae is placed in the Order Proteales, together with Nelumbonaceae and Platanaceae.
This family is peculiar in the sense of its abundance in the southern hemisphere, South Africa and Australia and lack of presence in other regions of the world.
They have a conflict between their family and position in the community. They feel they need to be able to take their position in the community but need the support of their spouse and family for that. They feel too unsure to be able to do things on their own.
Or they feel their spouse is opposing their relationships in the community.
Fear: diseases, accidents or disasters of husband, children, relatives or friends.
Pioneer, pioneering for the family, as a farmer.