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Leucadendron floridum

   (Family: Proteaceae)
   
Afrikaans: Tolbos English: Flats Conebush, Silky Euryspermum  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 1 - 2m
Rarity Status:
Vulnerable
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred altitude: 20 - 740m
Preferred position:
Full Sun
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Yellow
 
  Polinator
  Beetles
  Flower info
  Buds from May, flowering from September to October. Flowers Pale Yellow in colour.
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  Silvery/Yellow Green, leathery-Textured.
 
 
 
  Seed info EDIT
  Fruit from November to June. Fruits ripen after 6 months and – uncharacteristically for the section and subsection - are shed a month later.
 
 
Description EDIT
Evergreen perennial with pale yellow flowers.
Growing EDIT
Propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings or seed.
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds.
Water regularly; do not overwater.
Distribution EDIT
History EDIT
Uses EDIT
Flowers are good for cutting.
Provides winter interest.
Ecology EDIT
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