Leucadendron platyspermum

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Name and publication()

Leucadendron platysperum R.Br., Trans. Linn. Soc. 5: 63 (1810).

Description()

Sold in the potpourri trade as “platyspermum cones,” the hard, woody bracts of these multiple fruits look like pine cones, 5-6 cm long x 4-5 cm wide.

Nativity and distribution()

Leucadendron platyspermum is native to South Africa.

Family()

Proteaceae