Shrub to about 2 m tall with upright branches. Leaves to about 25 cm long, 2 cm wide, cut almost to the midrib, well-spaced, the teeth sharply pointed and the margins curled under. Flower heads about 10 cm wide and long, the largest of the genus, bracts golden yellow burnished with orange; 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.