Leucospermum cordifolium (Salisb. ex Knight) Fourc.

Nodding Pincushion, Orange Pincushion, Ornamental Pincushion, Pincushion, Sunburst Pincushion

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub

Size: To 5' tall, slightly wider


Single main stem with many horizontally spreading branches. Terminal inflorescences, 1 to 3 per stem, orange to red or yellow.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.


Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa

Basionym Leucadendron cordifolium Salisb. ex Knight.

Synonyms Leucospermum bolusii E.Phillips, Leucospermum mixtum R.Phillips, Leucospermum nutans R.Br.

Synonyms (ProteaWorldOnline) Leucospermum integrifolium Gand. & Schinz, and Leucospermum meisneri Gand.


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