Leucospermum saxatile (Salisb. ex Knight) Rourke

Karoo Pincushion, Rock Leucadendrum


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub

Size: To 28" tall

Description: 

Yellow flowers, spiky.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in J. S. African Bot. 33: 266 in 1967. Native to South Africa.

Basionym Leucadendron saxatile Salisb. ex Knight.

Synonym Leucospermum diffusum R.Br.

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Sources of Information

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