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