Leucospermum reflexum Beissn.

Rocket pincushion

Large shrub or small tree to 4 m or so tall. Leaves 2-5 cm long, 0.5-1.3 cm wide, entire or usually with 2-3 teeth. Flower clusters 8-10 cm wide, directed backwards. Flowers 4-5 cm long, dark orange to crimson.

S Africa (Cape).

Small, few-toothed leaves; backwardly directed flower heads.

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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Leucospermum reflexum 'Yellow Rocket'

Flower clusters yellow; Sept-Nov. Possibly the same as 'Luteum'. Described 1995. Sometimes simply listed as 'Yellow'.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Leucospermum R.Br.