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Taxon: Leucadendron salignum P. J. Bergius

Genus: Leucadendron
Family: Proteaceae
Nomen number: 21949
Place of publication: Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 27:323. 1766
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jan-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • geelbos  (Source: Proteas) - Afrikaans

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Proteas 146. 1993); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Proteas 146. 1993)

Distributional Range:


    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  3. Matthews, L. Proteas of the world. 1993 (Proteas) 146.
  4. Williams, I. J. M. 1972. A revision of the genus Leucadendron (Proteaceae) Contr. Bolus Herb. 3:294-304.

Check other web resources for Leucadendron salignum P. J. Bergius :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Leucadendron salignum cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21949. Accessed 22 March 2019.