leucadendron definition

  • noun:
    • some of the genus Leucadendron of evergreen shrubs.
    • A genus of evergreen shrubs from the Cape of Good Hope, having handsome foliage. Leucadendron argenteum is the silverboom associated with the colonists.
    • A genus of plants of the order Proteaceæ and tribe Proteeæ, distinguished by having the regular diœcious flowers in heads in both sexes.
    • big genus of evergreen timber having silvery white leaves and individual terminal plants with conspicuous silvery bracts

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