Leucadendron discolor Phillips & Hutch.

Flame Gold Tips

Erect shrubs to 2 m tall. Leaves to about 4.5 cm long, 2 cm wide, ovoid, rigid, margins hardened. Female flower head about 2.5 cm long, unpleasant-smelling, the flowers arranged in spirals.

S Africa (Cape).

Broadly ovate leaves. L. strobilinum is similar but has densely hairy floral bracts on the male and much larger female cones.

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        Leucadendron R.Br.