Leucadendron pubescens R.Br.

Grey Conebush, Emulous Protea, Galpinii, Grey-mat Conebush, Silky Conebush

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucadendron

Zones: 8+?

Size: To 8' tall


Grey-green leaves. Hairy silver cones.

See Protea Atlas Project for photographs.


Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 66 in 1810.

Synonyms Leucadendron retusum R.Br., Leucadendron elatum H.Buek ex Meisn., Leucadendron pillansii E.Phillips, Leucadendron seriocephalum Schltr.

ProteaWorldOnline also lists the following as synonyms: Leucadendron acutum Meisn., Protea aemula Salisb. ex Knight, Protea virgata Thunb.

Native to South Africa.


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