Leucadendron thymifolium (Salisb. ex Knight) I.Williams

Malmesbury Conebush, Thyme-leaf Protea

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucadendron

Size: To 6' tall and wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Grey-green foliage and silvery new growth. Small, reddish cones in spring. Very well-drained soil.

See Protea Atlas Project for photographs.


Published in Contr. Bolus Herb. 3: 54 in 1972.

Basionym Protea thymifolia Salisb. ex Knight


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