Leucospermum glabrum E.Phillips

Outeniqua Pincushion, Ember Pincushion

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Size: To 8' tall


Rounded form, erect. Single stem produces a thick trunk. Leaves green, toothed at the tips. Orange to red flowerheads, downy.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.


Published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 331 in 1910.

Native to South Africa.


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