Grevillea confertifolia F.Muell.

Grampians Grevillea

Trans. Philos. Soc. Victoria 1: 22 (1855) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Spreading, often dense shrub, to 1 m high. Leaves entire, narrowly oblong-elliptic to linear, 1–4.5 cm long, 0.7–2.0(–3.3) mm wide; lower surface subsericeous; margin refracted to revolute, often obscuring the lower lamina. Conflorescences simple, terminal and dense and subsecund, or the lowermost axillary and 2-flowered; rachises 5–21 mm long, tomentose to villous; perianth reddish-purple, outer surface loosely subsericeous, inner surface bearded; pistil 10.5–12.5 mm long, ovary stipitate, glabrous, style mauve to reddish with minute hairs and papillae from the apex to 0.5–1.5(–6) mm below, pollen presenter oblique. Fruits glabrous. Flowers spring.

Gold, GGr, VVP. Endemic in the Grampians. A 1920 specimen at MEL puportedly from the Bolangum Range near St Arnaud, is almost certainly incorrectly labelled. Grows on sandstone outcrops in exposed sites on slopes and ridges, and in shrubby woodland along creeks.

Source: Makinson, R.O. (1996). Grevillea. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-05-08
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Proteanae
order Proteales
family Proteaceae
genus Grevillea
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Grevillea confertifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Grevillea confertifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Greater Grampians present native

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