Rounded shrub or small tree to 4 m or so tall. Leaves oblong to elliptic or obovate, 6-11 cm long, 2.5-5 cm wide with 3-10 teeth at the tip, crowded, stalkless. Flower clusters 7-9 cm wide, stalked, mostly up to 3 together. Flowers 3.5-5 cm long, yellow.
A useful florists' flower.
S Africa (Cape).
Tree; bracts ovate-acuminate; broadly conical pollen presenter.
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.