Erect shrub to about 3 m tall with a single stem. Leaves 5-12 cm long, 2-5 cm wide, oblong to elliptic, leathery, stalkless; margins hard. Flower cluster 8-11 cm long, 7-10 cm wide. Bracts bright pink, occasionally white, with hairy margins; spring to summer.
S Africa (Cape).
Leaves stalkless, oblong-elliptic.
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.