Shrub to 2.5 m tall with a single stem. Leaves oblong to ovate, 5-7.5 cm long,1-3 cm wide, tip entire or with 2-4 teeth. Flower clusters ovoid to spherical, mostly solitary, 7-9 cm wide. Flowers 3.5 cm long, orange at first, becoming carmine.
S Africa (Cape).
Leaves mostly oblong.
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.