Leucospermum reflexum H.Buek ex Meisn.

Rocket Pincushion, Sky-rocket Pincushion, Cedarberg Pincushion


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub

Size: To 13' tall

Description: 

Rounded form. Grey-green foliage, hairy, elliptical, toothed at the tip. Flowerheads red to orange, to 4" diameter.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.

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History: 

Published in Prodromus (A. P. de Candolle) 14: 254 in 1856.

Native to Africa

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Sources of Information

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