Leucadendron coniferum (L.) Meisn.

Dune Conebush, Yellowbush, Dusty-pink Conebush, Large Pink Cone, Mucro-leaf Conebush, Narrow Goldtips, Willow-like Euryspermum

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucadendron

Category: Shrub

Size: To 13' tall


Narrow, yellow-green leaves. Red cone.

See Protea Atlas Project for photographs.


Published in Prodromus (A. P. de Candolle) 14: 227 in 1856.

Native to South Africa.

Basionym Protea conifera L.

Synonyms Leucadendron inflexum Link, Leucadendron sabulosum T.M.Salter.

ProteaWorldOnline adds Protea argentea var. beta L. but they also show it as a synonym of Leucadendron salignum P.J.Bergius.


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