Formal NameLeucospermum spp.
AliasLeucospermum, Pincushion, ピンクッション・プロテア
MorphSmall tropical Evergreen shrub
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering place(sub-) Tropical area Garden Ct flower・Flower arrangement Botanic garden Pot flower
SeasonMar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height50 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter10 ~ 15