Flower Database

Pincushion

Basic information
Flower Name
Pincushion
Formal Name
Leucospermum spp.
Alias
Leucospermum, Pincushion, ピンクッション・プロテア
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
Small tropical Evergreen shrub
Comment
Pincushion , scientific name:Leucospermum spp. , is a tropical evergreen small shrubs of the genus Leucospermum of the family Proteaceae native to South Africa. As the name pincushion = needle stick, needle-shaped flowers bloom. Representative varieties include red pincushion protea (scientific name: Leucospermum cordifolium) and Hawaii Gold which yellow flowers bloom. Similar plants have Protea. It is the same family name, but the difference between them is that Protea is a Protea genus, while Pin cushion is Genus Leucospermum.
Common name: Pin cushion, Scientific name: Leucospermum spp., Aka: Leucospermum, pincushion protea, Classification name: Plant kingdom Angiospermum Dicotyledonous Plants Rhododendron sinensis Ligus sp. , Place of Origin: South Africa, Tree height: 50-500 cm, Leaf order: wheat, leaf margin: saw tooth presence, leaf shape: hover shape, flowering period: March to September in Japan, inflorescence form: cranial flowers, flower diameter: 10 -15 cm, Application: potted plant, gardening, cut flowers, dry flowers.
Detailed information
Order
Proteales
Family
Proteaceae
Genus
Leucospermum
Species
Leucospermum spp.
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Other
Leaf type
Halberd
Leaf edge
Dentate
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area Garden Ct flower・Flower arrangement Botanic garden Pot flower
Color
Red, Orange
Season
Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height
50  ~ 500  [cm]
Diameter
10  ~ 15