Leucospermum bolusii Gand.

Gordon's Bay Pincushion, Bolus's Pincushion, Fragrant Pincushion, White Pincushion

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Size: To 5' tall

Exposure: Sun


Rounded shrub. Leaves hairy when young, one tooth at the apex. Spiky flowerheads, fragrant, cream. Well-drained soil.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.


Published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 48: Extra: 95 in 1901.

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Leucospermum album Bond.

Synonym from ProteaWorldOnline oleifolium var. brownii Meisn. 1856.


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