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Leucadendron chamelaea

Leucadendron chamelaea, female.
Common names: Witsenberg conebush
Family: Proteaceae

... by insects. Seeds ripen within two months. Leucadendron Leucadendron chamelaea belongs in the Crown Conebush group, with L. ...

22 / 02 / 2016 | Ismail Ebrahim | CREW
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Leucadendron teretifolium

Female plant showing cones
Common names: needle-leaf conebush, strawberry conebush (Eng.); waterbossie (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... leached soils (which support fynbos). The Leucadendron genus is dioecious, meaning that males and females occur as ... and grow within a hard cone on the female plant. Leucadendron Leucadendron teretifolium can be propagated from seed or ...

09 / 03 / 2015 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron eucalyptifolium

Male and female flower heads
Common names: gum-leaf conebush, tall conebush (English), grootgeelbos, geelbos (Afrikaans)
Family: Proteaceae

... are hairless when mature. As are all leucadendrons, Leucadendron eucalyptifolium is dioecious, meaning that male and female ... after the parent plant, or branch, dies. Leucadendron eucalyptifolium grows at forest margins and on open sandstone ...

01 / 09 / 2014 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron thymifolium

Female flower
Common names: Malmesbury conebush, thymeleaf protea; katsterttolbos, swartveldknoppiesbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Botanical Garden February 2014 Leucadendron thymifolium is a shrub that reaches a maximum height of 2m. At ... Similar species and their differences are: Leucadendron stellare is a resprouter and has many stems rising from the ...

24 / 02 / 2014 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron floridum

Bush with female flowers
Common names: Flats conebush, silky euryspermum, sunny; tolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Botanical Garden September 2013 Leucadendron floridum is a tall bushy shrub that reaches a maximum height of ... in March. This species looks very similar to Leucadendron uliginosum , however, L. floridum has hairy branches while ...

23 / 09 / 2013 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron discolor

Flower head of male plant
Common names: Piketberg conebush, gold flame tips, red conebush (Eng.); rooi-tolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... September 2012 The juvenile phase of Leucadendron discolor is a small densely bushy shrub. A year or two after ... of 1-1.5 m. One of the distinguishing features of this Leucadendron are the grey-green broadly ovate leaves. Another, are the ...

24 / 09 / 2012 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron laureolum

Leucadendron laureolum growing in habitat at Silvermine
Common names: golden conebush, golden sunshine-conebush, laurel-leaf conebush (Eng.); louriergeelbos, louriertolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Kirstenbosch NBG May 2012  Leucadendron laureolum is a large shrub 1 to 2 m tall and single-stemmed at ... branch, dies. The fruits are winged. Leucadendron laureolum occurs on granite, sandstone and limestone slopes and ...

07 / 05 / 2012 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron strobilinum

Red leaf tips
Common names: Peninsula conebush
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden January 2012 Leucadendron strobilinum is a large, single-stemmed shrub that branches from ... are released after fire. The seeds are dispersed by wind.  Leucadendron strobilinum  has plants of separate sexes, the male and female ...

02 / 01 / 2012 | O Tyambetyu | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron linifolium

Leucadendron linifolium
Common names: line-leaf conebush (Eng.), duineknoppiesbos, knoppiesbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Botanical Garden October 2010 Leucadendron linifolium is a well branched shrub, 1 - 2 m tall with numerous ... is usually attractively tinged pinkish red. Leucadendron linifolium flowers during spring (Sept.-Oct.). Male plants have ...

25 / 10 / 2010 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron rubrum

Leucadendron rubrum
Common names: spinning top conebush (Eng.); tolletjiesbos, waretolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden October 2010 Leucadendron rubrum is an erect shrub growing to 2.5 m tall. Plants develop ... will flower after three years if grown from seed. Leucadendron rubrum occurs across most of the Fynbos biome from the Bokkeveld ...

11 / 10 / 2010 | Louise Nurrish | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron loeriense

Leucadendron loeriense female cones in flower
Common names: loerie conebush (Eng.); loerietolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Botanical Garden December 2009 Leucadendron loeriense is a slender, upright shrub 2-3 m tall, branching ... cones on the plant for several years.   Leucadendron loeriense is very similar to L. uliginosum subsp. ...

29 / 12 / 2008 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron album

Leucadendron album female cone
Common names: linear-leaf conebush (Eng.); aarbeisilwertolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanic Garden November 2008 Leucadendron album is an erect, evergreen, silvery shrub with a neat habit, ... through wind. Fynbos is a fire-dependant ecosystem and Leucadendron album has adapted to this. During a fire, the seeds are safe in ...

17 / 11 / 2008 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron sessile

Female Leucadendron sessile bush
Common names: sun conebush, western sunbush (Eng.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden August 2008 Leucadendron sessile is a 1-2 m tall, rounded, dense, bushy shrub ... turn a different colour while the plant is in flower. In Leucadendron sessile the involucral leaves are yellow reddening with ...

11 / 08 / 2008 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron elimense subsp. elimense

female plant in flower
Common names: Elim conebush
Family: Proteaceae

... All Proteaceae are monoecious, except the genera Leucadendron and Aulax, which are dioecious or unisexual.  Leucadendron elimense subsp. elimense is a single-stemmed, sparsely ...

16 / 06 / 2008 | Berenice Carolus | Harold Porter NBG
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Leucadendron xanthoconus

Cones
Common names: sickle-leaf conebush ( Eng. ); blinkblaartolbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Gardens July 2007 Leucadendron xanthoconus is a single-stemmed, dense, perennial shrub which ... rains that will help sustain a growing young seedling. Leucadendron Propagation can be done via cuttings or seed, seed being the ...

16 / 07 / 2007 | M Twine | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron tinctum

Leucadendron tinctum display
Common names: spicy conebush ( Eng. ); toffie-appel (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... National Botanical Garden July 2006 Leucadendron tinctum is a perennial, bushy shrub growing up to 1.3 m tall. ... climatic regions. An unusual characteristic of Leucadendron tinctum is that its anthers act as the pollen-presenter, ...

17 / 07 / 2006 | M Twine | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron spissifolium subsp. oribinum

Male flowers: Copyright Tony Abbott
Common names: Oribi spear-leaved conebush ( Eng. ); Oribigeelbos (Afr.)
Family: Proteaceae

... Threatened Species Programme June 2006 Leucadendron spissifolium subsp. oribinum is a shrub 0.5-1.5 m tall that ... are yellow. Five subspecies are recognized within Leucadendron spissifolium . The Oribi spear-leaved conebush subspecies is a ...

05 / 06 / 2006 | Wendy Foden | TSP
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Leucadendron levisanus

Leucadendron levisanus male in flower
Common names: Cape Flats conebush, spatula-leaf protea (Eng.); sandknoppiesbos (Afr.) Status: Endangered
Family: Proteaceae

... Trevor Adams Kirstenbosch NBG August 2003 Leucadendron levisanus is an erect, 2 m tall, well-branched shrub developing ... of 10 years and senesces at 30 years. Leucadendron levisanus once occurred in huge stands on the Cape Peninsula ...

25 / 08 / 2003 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron macowanii

Leucadendron macowanii, male flowerheads.
Common names: acacia-leaf conebush, wattle-leaf conebush
Family: Proteaceae

... 2002 updated by Alice Notten, August 2017   Leucadendron macowanii grows up to 2.3 m tall and has a single main stem. ... past it also occurred in Peninsula Granite Fynbos. Leucadendron macowanii  occurs in fynbos, which is a fire-prone vegetation, ...

16 / 09 / 2002 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Leucadendron laxum

Leucadendron laxum
Common names: Bredasdorp conebush (Eng.); vleirosie (Afr.).
Family: Proteaceae

... arrangements or in Christmas wreaths. Leucadendron laxum  occurs in dense stands near the southernmost point of the ... Fynbos and Cape Lowland Freshwater Wetlands. Leucadendron laxum  is pollinated by insects, which are attracted by the ...

01 / 10 / 2001 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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