Size: To 3' tall
Sub-shrub. Sprawling branches. Green bracts.
This is the tallest species yet known, being often 7 and 8 feet high... Stem erect, very much branched. Leaves 1 1/2 to 2 lines broad, 5 to 8 lnog, elliptic, the callosity at their point broad and very obtuse. Upper Bractes longer than the Flowers. Stigma rather thick. (Cult. Prot.)
Published in Cult. Prot. 63 in 1809.
Native to South Africa.
Basionym Protea myrtifolia Thunb.
Synonym Protea dichotoma Lam.