Leucadendron microcephalum Gand. & Schinz

Oil-bract Conebush, Bootpolish Conebush, Scallop-nest Conebush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucadendron

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall

Description: 

See Protea Atlas Project for photographs.

Linear foliage, yellow-green, flowers have brown oily bracts.

History: 

Published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 60: 52 in 1913.

Synonyms Leucadendron decorum f. microcephalum Gand., Leucadendron stokei E.Phillips

ProteaWorldOnline also lists Leucadendron squarrosum R.Br. but this is considered a synonym of Leucadendron strobilinum (L.) Druce.

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Sources of Information

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