Leucadendron verticillatum (Thunb.) Meisn.

Klapmuts Conebush


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucadendron

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall

Description: 

Silver-green foliage, lance-shpaed with pointed tips. Yellow to cream flowers.

See Protea Atlas Project for photographs.

History: 

Published in Prodromus (A. P. de Candolle) 14: 228 in 1856.

Native to South Africa.

Basionym Protea verticillata Thunb.

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Sources of Information

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