A slightly hairy shrublet. Leaves linear-lanceolate, mostly less than 1.5 cm long, the tips curving upwards. Flowers in dense, round, creamy white heads to about 2 cm wide, the calyx lobes spiny; autumn. Ovary with 2 styles and 1 ovule in each of the 2 chambers.
SWand S Cape of S Africa
A popular florists' flower.
Source: (2002). Bruniaceae. 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.