Leucospermum glabrum E.Phillips

Outeniqua Pincushion, Ember Pincushion


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Size: To 8' tall

Description: 

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.

History: 

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

Native to South Africa.

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Sources of Information

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