Leucospermum royenifolium (Salisb. ex Knight) Stapf

Eastern Pincushion, Royena-leaf Leucadendrum


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub

Size: Sprawling to 10' spread

Description: 

Elliptical leaves, pointed tip, green with slight red tip. Flowerheads terminal, red.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5(1): 635 in 1912.

Native to South Africa.

Basionym Leucadendron royenifolium Salisb. ex Knight.

ProteaWorldOnline lists puberum var. dubium Meisn. 1856. as a synonym.

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Sources of Information

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