Dryandra polycephala Benth.

Many-headed Dryandra

Shrub to 3 m tall. Leaves mostly 5-15 cm long and about 0.5 cm wide, stiff, the prickly, rather narrow triangular teeth folded upwards on each side, sometimes curved back. Flower heads to 4 cm wide, abundant and terminal, on the outside of the plant; late winter to early spring.


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.