Leucadendron tomentosum Salisb. ex Knight

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucadendron


Published in Cult. Prot. 57 in 1809. A common shrub in the sandy plains near Cape Town. Stem erect, cottony.

Salisb. cites Protea tomentosa Thunb. which would make it a synonym of Leucospermum tomentosum R.Br.

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