Shrub to 3 m tall. Leaves linear to oblanceolate with tapering bases, mostly 5-11 cm long, 1-3 cm wide with 3-10 teeth at the tip and horny margins. Flower clusters 5-9 cm wide, solitary or 2-3, stalked. Flowers 2.5-4 cm long, curved in bud, yellow ageing to orange.
S Africa (Cape).
Basal stems warty; leaves tapering at the base.
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.
Flower clusters deep yellow, 10.5 cm wide; Sept-Nov. Originated at the Vegetable and Ornamental Plant Institute, s Africa, and selected in 1975.