Small mounding shrub to 1m or so tall. Leaves to 50 cm or more long, pink at first, the rounded teeth cut to the midrib towards the tip of the leaf, hairy below. Flower heads about 5 cm wide, brownish yellow, held within the foliage; mostly late summer through autumn.
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.