Leucadendron pubescens

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Name and publication()

Leucadendron pubescens R.Br., Trans. Linn. Soc. 5: 66 (1810).

Description()

Sold in the potpourri trade as “pubence cones,” the papery bracts of these multiple fruits look like spruce cones, 3-5 cm long x 3-4 cm wide.

Nativity and distribution()

Leucadendron pubescens is native to South Africa.

Family()

Proteaceae