Grevillea juniperina subsp. juniperina

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

Erect to spreading dense shrub 0.5–2 m high, to 3.5 m across. Leaves usually narrow, needle-like, 10–22 mm long, 0.6–0.8 mm wide, angularly deltoid to trigonous in cross-section; upper surface with appressed hairs; margins strongly and angularly revolute; lower surface usually enclosed. Conflorescences usually terminal, c. 1 cm long, usually pedunculate, decurved, subsecund; perianth red, yellow, pale orange, or rarely greenish, outer surface subsericeous, inner surface bearded  between 2.5 and 9 mm above base; pistil (13–)20–25 mm long; ovary stipitate, glabrous, style similar colour to perianth or slightly paler, with minute scattered patent simple hairs extending from back of style-end down at least 3 mm and sometimes almost to ovary, pollen presenter usually oblique. Fruits glabrous. Flowers recorded Aug.–Sept., sporadically in other months.

*GipP. Native to NSW. In Victoria, sparingly established at Heathmont (outer eastern suburb of Melbourne), where growing in disturbed remnant vegetation.

Created by: Val Stajsic, 2016-10-17
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2016-12-28

Makinson, R.O. (2000). Grevillea, 1–524, in: Australian Biological Resources Study, Flora of Australia vol. 17A, Proteaceae 2, Grevillea, CSIRO Publishing.

Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Proteanae
order Proteales
family Proteaceae
genus Grevillea
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Grevillea juniperina subsp. juniperina in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Grevillea juniperina subsp. juniperina in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present introduced

State distribution

Distribution map
South Australia
New South Wales