Leucadendron coniferum

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Name and publication()

Leucadendron coniferum Sieb. ex Meisn., DC, Prod. 14: 222 (1856).

Description()

Sold in the potpourri trade as “sabulosum cones,” the papery bracts of these multiple fruits look like spruce cones, 4-4.5 cm long x 3 cm wide.

Nativity and distribution()

Leucadendron coniferum is native to South Africa.

Family()

Proteaceae