Leucospermum saxosum S.Moore

Escarpment Pincushion, Chimanimani Pincushion


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall

Description: 

Erect, multi-stemmed, stems hairy. Leaves elliptical, toothed at tip, tip red. Red to orange flowers.

See ProteaWorldOnline and PlantzAfrica for photographs.

History: 

Published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 40: 185 in 1911.

Native to southern Africa.

Relatives: 


Sources of Information

© 2010-12 Lisa J. Miner