Pincushion

Leucospermum spp.

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  • Flower name
    Pincushion
  • Scientific name
    Leucospermum spp.
  • AliasLeucospermum, Pincushion, レウコスベルマム, ピンクッション・プロテア, リューコスペルマム
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Botanical Gardens, Subtropical region, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September
  • Language of flowersTo anywhere

What is Pincushion

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.


  • Eye
    Proteales
  • Family
    Proteaceae
  • Genus
    Leucospermum
  • Species
    Leucospermum spp.
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Other
  • Leaf type
    Pike shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life typeSmall tropical Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsOrange Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 15.0 cm

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