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Genus: Leucadendron (conebushes)

tolbos, geelbos [Afrikaans]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Proteales > Family: Proteaceae

There are 84 species, found mainly in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape but extending as far north as KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Species (all native to southern Africa)

List from Rourke (2003).

  Male Female

Leucadendron album (Linear-leaf conebush)

Leucadendron arcuatum (Red-edged conebush)

Leucadendron argenteum (Silver tree)

Leucadendron barkerae (Swartberg conebush)

Leucadendron bonum (Gideonskop conebush)

Leucadendron brunioides (Foetid conebush)

Leucadendron burchellii (Riviersonderend conebush)

Leucadendron cadens (Witteberg conebush)

Leucadendron chamelaea (Witsenberg conebush)

Leucadendron cinereum (Scraggly conebush, Vaalknopbos)

   

Leucadendron comosum (Ridge-cone conebush)

Leucadendron concavum (Pakhuis conebush)

Leucadendron conicum (Garden Route conebush)

Leucadendron coniferum (Dune conebush)

Leucadendron cordatum (Droopy conebush)

Leucadendron coriaceum (Rosette conebush)

Leucadendron corymbosum (Swartveld conebush)

Leucadendron cryptocephalum (Concealed conebush)

Leucadendron daphnoides (Du Toit's Kloof conebush)

Leucadendron diemontianum (Visgat conebush)

Leucadendron discolor (Piketberg conebush)

Leucadendron dregei (Summit conebush)

Leucadendron dubium (Cederberg conebush)

Leucadendron elimense (Elim conebush, Caledon conebush, Vyeboom conebush)

Leucadendron ericifolium (Erica-leaf conebush)

Leucadendron eucalyptifolium (Gum-leaf conebush)

Leucadendron flexuosum (Worcester conebush)

Leucadendron floridum (Flats conebush)

Leucadendron foedum (Hopefield conebush)

Leucadendron galpinii (Hairless conebush)

Leucadendron gandogeri (Broad-leaf conebush)

 

Leucadendron glaberrimum (Oily conebush)

Leucadendron globosum (Grabouw conebush)

Leucadendron grandiflorum (Wynberg conebush)

Extinct. Used to grow on Wynberg Hill on the Cape Peninsula, an area now taken up by suburbia. Known only from a drawing.

   

Leucadendron gydoense (Gydo conebush)

Leucadendron immoderatum

 

Leucadendron lanigerum (Shale conebush)

Leucadendron laureolum (Golden conebush)

 

Leucadendron laxum (Bredasdorp conebush)

Leucadendron levisanus (Cape Flats conebush)

Leucadendron linifolium (Line-leaf conebush)

Leucadendron loeriense (Loerie conebush)

Leucadendron loranthifolium (Green-flower sunbush)

Leucadendron macowanii (Acacia-leaf conebush)

Leucadendron meridianum (Limestone conebush)

Leucadendron meyerianum (Van Rhynsdorp conebush)

Leucadendron microcephalum (Oilbract conebush)

 

Leucadendron modestum (Rough-leaf conebush)

Leucadendron muirii (Silver-ball conebush)

Leucadendron nervosum (Silky-ruff conebush)

Leucadendron nitidum (Bokkeveld conebush)

Leucadendron nobile (Karoo conebush)

Leucadendron olens (Yellow conebush)

Leucadendron orientale (Van Staden's sunbush)

Leucadendron osbornei

   

Leucadendron platyspermum (Plate-seed conebush)

Leucadendron pondoense (Pondoland conebush)

Leucadendron procerum (Ivory conebush)

Leucadendron pubescens (Grey conebush)

Leucadendron pubibracteolatum (Purple-leaf conebush)

Leucadendron radiatum (Langeberg conebush)

Leucadendron remotum (Nieuwoudtville conebush)

Leucadendron roodii (Gifberg conebush)

 

Leucadendron rourkei (Uniondale conebush)

Leucadendron rubrum (Spinning top)

Leucadendron salicifolium (Common stream conebush)

Leucadendron salignum (Common sunshine conebush)

Leucadendron sericeum (Wabooms conebush)

Leucadendron sessile (Western sunbush)

Leucadendron sheilae (Lokenberg conebush)

Leucadendron singulare (Kammanassie conebush)

Leucadendron sorocephalodes (Woolly conebush)

Leucadendron spirale (Wolseley conebush)

   

Leucadendron spissifolium (Spear-leaf conebush)

Leucadendron stellare (Star conebush)

Leucadendron stelligerum (Agulhas conebush)

Leucadendron strobilinum (Peninsula conebush)

Leucadendron teretifolium (Needle-leaf conebush)

Leucadendron thymifolium (Malmesbury conebush)

Leucadendron tinctum (Spicy conebush)

Leucadendron tradouwense (Tradouw conebush)

Leucadendron uliginosum (Outeniqua conebush, Tsitsikamma conebush)

 

Leucadendron verticillatum (Klapmuts conebush)

Leucadendron xanthoconus (Sickle-leaf conebush)

Publications

  • Rourke, J.P. 2003. Proteaceae. In Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds), Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 795-809. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. 

  

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