Shrub or small tree to 4 m tall. Leaves narrowly oblanceolate, twisted at the base, to about 8 cm long, less than 1 cm wide. Female flower heads about 2.7 cm long, 1.5 cm wide.
L. eucalyptifolium is similar but has a leaf with a short, hard, blunt point.
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.