1913C. PettmanAfricanderisms 281Kreupelhout,..Leucospermum conocarpum. In Holland the word appears to be applied to brushwood or undergrowth generally; in Cape Dutch is is limited to the above wood and has reference to its contorted appearance.
1917R. MarlothDict. of Common Names of Plants 52Kreupel’hout, Leucospermum conocarpum. A dwarf tree of the South West with yellow flower heads. Bark used for tanning.
1963A.M. Louw20 Days 184Covering the..hillock and reaching almost down to the sea, was a thick, sub-tropical growth of taaibos,..kreupelhout, [etc.].
1974S. Afr. Panorama Nov. 9Rough rocks. Thorn trees. Dense bushes of kreupelhout...It is densley wooded with thick kreupelhout bushes.
1977E. PalmerField Guide to Trees of Sn Afr. 98Keupelhout, Leucospermum conocarpodendron...A shrub or tree up to 6m, often branching from the base...Flower Heads: at tips of young branches partially hidden by leaves, cone-shaped, about 9 cm long, bright yellow.
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