Spreading prostrate or shrubby groundcover. Leaves to 30 cm or more long and mostly 3-5 cm wide, held upright, the teeth triangular and with sharp points, cut almost to the midrib, lower surface white; margins rolled under. Flower heads numerous, about 3 cm long, mauve to deep pink; spring.
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.