Shrub 2-3 m tall with a single stem. Leaves obovate, mostly 4-7 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, with 6-11 teeth at the tip. Flower clusters spherical, about 6 cm wide, stalkless, up to 4 per branch. Flowers about 3 cm long, yellow, becoming orange.
S Africa (Cape).
Leaves obovate; flower cluster stalkless; flower tube inflated.
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.