A dense, sometimes prostrate or mounded shrub to about 2 m tall. Leaves to 3 cm long, 1 cm wide, crowded, with 2-3 forks at the tip or occasionally with 5 pointed lobes, margins rolled under. Flower clusters erect, domed. Flowers cream or occasionally pale pink; late winter to early spring. Style mostly white, occasionally pink. Fruit warty.
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.