Syn: Frenela roei Endlicher; F. subcordata Parlatore (Dallimore et al. 1967).
"A shrub or small tree with stout, erect branches and flexuose, spreading branchlets. LEAVES 1/8 - 1/5 in. long, the dorsal surface acutely keeled. CONES globose, 1/2 - 3/4 in. in diameter, on short, stout stalks; scales 6, very thick, the smaller ones triangular and pointed, the larger ones blunt, smooth, prominently angled when closed; each with a large, conical dorsal point near the apex" (Dallimore et al. 1967).
Limited to a few localities in Western Australia (Dallimore et al. 1967).
Zone 10 (cold hardiness limit between -1°C and +4.4°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).
Mueller, F.J.H. von. 1882. Systematic Census of Australian Plants, Melbourne: Bird M'Carron. p.109. Available at archive.org, accessed 2012.11.24.
Farjon (2005) provides a detailed account, with illustrations.
Last Modified 2012-11-25