Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Leucadendron microcephalum

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Stony ground from Table Mt sandstone


sea level to 1200m

Flowering time

July to August


Mostly confined to Caledon district, this bright yellow shrub is at home at coast or on mountainsides. Male and female plants have oblong leaves up to 90mm long, with crowded longer involucral foliage. Eastily distinguished from other leucadendrons by the conspicuous brown oily bracts of the flowers of both sexes. Buds are rounded, viscid and very sticky. Fruits are heart-shaped and unique.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 23