Dryandra quercifolia Meisn.

Oak-leaved Dryandra

Shrub to about 3 m tall with rust-coloured hair on the new growth. Leaves to about 8 cm long, tough, holly-like, more or less oblong with sharp-pointed teeth, glossy above and bright green and hairless below. Flower heads to 7 cm wide, surrounded by floral leaves, yellowish green with prominent reddish brown outer bracts; autumn to winter.


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.