Leucospermum tomentosum R.Br.

Saldanha Pincushion, Cottony Leucadendrum

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Leucospermum

Category: Shrub

Size: To 3' tall


Yellow flowers, grey leaves, narrow, channelled with teeth at the apex.

See ProteaWorldOnline for photographs.


Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 101 in 1810.

Synonym Protea tomentosa Thunb.

Native to South Africa.

Synonym from ProteaWorldOnline Leucospermum ecklonii H.Buek ex Meisn.


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