Grevillea arenaria subsp. arenaria

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

Erect to spreading shrub, 1–4 m high. Leaves entire, oblong-elliptic to narrowly obovate or rarely obovate or sublinear, 7.5 cm long, 3–10(–15) mm wide, usually 3–5 times as long as wide; leaf upper surface subsericeous to glabrous, granulose; margins recurved to loosely revolute; leaf lower surface subsericeous, tomentose or villous (sometimes loosely so). Conflorescences usually terminal, erect to decurved, sessile or pedunculate, subcylindrical to few-flowered; ultimate rachises 1–2.5 cm long, subsericeous to villous; limb of flower buds acute to caudate; perianth basally green to yellow, pink to reddish above, outside sparsely to densely subsericeous to subvillous, inside bearded above ovary; pistil 22–27 mm long, green, ovary sessile, villous, style pubescent to tomentose, pollen-presenter very oblique to lateral. Fruits sparsely tomentose. Flowers most months, peaking Jul.–Nov.

Native to New South Wales, mainly on the eastern fall of the Great Dividing Range, and adjacent near coastal ranges. Sparingly established at Simmons Reef, where growing beside road, adjacent to garden.

Created by: Val Stajsic, 2016-12-28
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Proteanae
order Proteales
family Proteaceae
genus Grevillea
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