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Leucadendron salignum

Leucadendron salignum

geelbos, common sunshine conebush

Unmistakable bright yellowgreen shrub. Unusual for the Protea family, Leucadendron is dioecious - it has separate male and female plants. Female and male flowers are surrounded by yellow bracts.

Distribution in the Hex

Slopes and flats, often in kloof mouths of the South Hex Sandstone Fynbos (suurveld).