Shrub or small tree. Leaves linear to narrowly oblanceolate, 5-15 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm wide. Flower head 10-16 cm long, 7-9 cm wide; spring to summer. Bracts white, deep red or pink at the tip, sticky, cf. P. neriifolia.
S Africa (Cape).
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.