Leucospermum spathulatum R.Br.

Cederberg Pincushion


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub

Size: Prostrate, to 10' spread

Description: 

Sprawling, grey-green leaves and pink to yellow inflorescences, on the ground.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 101 in 1810.

Native to South Africa.

Synonym Leucospermum cereris Compton.

Synonym (ProteaWorldOnline) plant://LeudBell] Salisb. ex Knight.

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