Size: To 10' tall
...needle-like leaves, the male flowerheads are branched, the female flowerhead bears small sterile male flowers, the cone consists of untidy fine branches, and, most useful of all: the plant is multi-stemmed and resprouts after a fire from an underground lignotuber. (Protea World Atlas)
Leaves are red when young, to 4.5" long, 0.2" wide.
See Protea Atlas Project for photographs.
Published in Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5(1): 508 in 1912.
Native to South Africa.