Leucadendron laureolum (Lam.) Fourc.

Golden Conebush, Golden Sunshinebush, Broad Goldtips, Comely Euryspermum, Golden Conebush, Laural-leaf Conebush, Yellow Tulip Conebush

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucadendron

Category: Shrub

Zones: Frost tolerant to 25F

Size: To 6' tall and wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Bright yellow flower heads, males brighter.

See Protea Atlas Project for photographs.


Published in Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 21: 97 in 1932.

Basionym Protea laureola Lam.

Synonym Leucadendron decorum R.Br.

Native to South Africa.

Synonyms (ProteaWorldOnline): Protea decora Salisb, Protea ciliata Thunb., L. decorum var. dregeanum Meisn. 1856, P. strobilina Lam .1804, Protea venosa Thunb., Protea venulosa Steud.

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