Dryandra formosa R.Br.

Showy Dryandra

Medium to large shrub. Leaves to 15 cm or more long, divided into many irregularly triangular to curved teeth that are cut to the midrib, hairy below, margin rolled under. Flower heads mostly 5-10 cm wide, golden orange, the outer bracts longer than the flowers; spring.

Foliage and dried flowers used in floristry.


Source: Spencer, R.; Molyneux, B.; Mathews, D. (2002). Proteaceae. In: Spencer, R.. 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.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Dryandra R.Br.