Isopogon anemonifolius

Broad-leaf Drumsticks

Family:            Proteaceae

Plant:              An erect shrub up to 1.5m high.

Flowers:         Yellow flowers in dense globular terminal heads up to 2.5cm across.

Flowering:      September-November.

Fruit:               Nut, 2-3mm long covered in hairs and borne on a globular fruiting cone up to 2.5cm diameter.

Leaves:          Usually deeply divided into 3 segments 3-4mm wide that are again divided and lobed near the tip. The leaves are slightly curved, light green, hard, tough and 5-11cm long,

Habitat:           Widespread in dry sclerophyll forest and heathland.

Features:       Globular heads of yellow flowers. Hard divided leaves with flat segments. The globular cones are persistent.

Name:            

Isopogon        From Greek iso  = one and pogon = beard (referring to its hairy fruit)

anemonifolius

                        From Latin = Anemone-leaved (referring to its flowers resembling those of the Anemone)

Search Criteria

 

Type

Shrub     

Flowers

Form

Regular, Single,

 

 

Globular

 

Colour(s)

Yellow, Cream

 

Petal/Sepal No.

Many

 

Flowering Month

9, 10, 11

Fruit

Type       

Cone

 

Colour

Grey, Black

 

Other Features

Hairy, Woody

Leaves

Arrangement

Alternate

 

Type       

Simple

 

Shape

Linear

 

Length    

Medium

 

Margins  

Toothed/Serrated,

 

 

Lobed/Divided

 

Attachment

Stalked, Unstalked

 

Other Features

Hard, Tapered-tip   

Bark

-

Habitat

Dry sclerophyll forest, Heathland