Dense shrub to 4 m tall. Leaves alternate, 10-15 cm long, 1.5-2.5 cm wide, lower surface hairy; margin with many small teeth. Flowers cones 6-10 cm long, ovoid to broadly cylindrical. Perianth about 3.5 cm long, orange with white hair. Style curved. Fruit few, 2-2.5 cm long.
Northern SW WA.
B. hookeriana is similar but has much narrower leaves, whereas B. menziesii has similar leaves but pink and silver flowers.
Source: (2002). Proteaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.