Leucospermum patersonii E.Phillips

Silveredge Pincushion, Bastard Pincushion, False-tree Pincushion, Paterson's Pincushion


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub

Size: To 13' tall

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Yellow to orange flowerheads. Wedge-shaped leaves, grey-green, rounded tips, toothed. Well-drained soil.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.

History: 

Published in Bothalia 2: 474 in 1928.

Native to South Africa.

Relatives: 


Sources of Information

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