Isopogon R.Br. ex Knight

Spikes globular when in flower, sometimes elongated later. Bracts falling with the fruits. Perianth tube not splitting to the base Isopogon
Leaves entire, oblanceolate, coriaceous, tapering gradually to an almost sessile base, 4–8 cm long, 5–20 mm wide. Stout, erect shrub up to 1.5 m high. Blue Mts, e.g. Blackheath. Sheltered places in DSF and heath, particularly on steep slopes. Vulnerable. Fl. spring–summer Isopogon fletcheri