Small spreading shrub rarely to about 1 m tall. Leaves to 30 cm or so long and to 1 cm wide with numerous pointed teeth cut almost to the midrib, white-hairy below; margins rolled under. Flower heads 3-4 cm wide, held within the leaves, golden brown but variable, outer bracts shiny; winter to 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.