The Dune conebush is in Family Proteaceae.
They grow as shrubs or small trees up to 4 m high.
The reddish hairs on the stems are mostly lost over time.
The narrow leaves are up to 6 cm long and 0.5 cm wide.
They have a pointed tip and the hairs seen on young leaves are mostly lost.
Male and female flowers are on separate plants.
Terminal, oval, cone-like inflorescences have a whorl of yellow bracts at the base.
Cones are around 1 to 1.5 cm with yellow flowers.
The mature female cones are red.