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

Description: 

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.

History: 

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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Sources of Information

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