Holly-leaf Grevillea

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: ilicifolia
Main Flower Colour: Pink

Description

Spreading to prostrate shrub, 0.3–2 m high.

Leaves 3–9 cm long, 2.5–6 cm wide, divided or rarely some entire, usually with 3–7 triangular to ovate teeth or lobes 0.5–5 cm long, 4–8 mm wide, margins recurved; lower surface subsericeous.

Inflorescences secund, 2–5 cm long. Perianth green-cream to grey or mauve, few to many appressed hairs outside, glabrous inside. Gynoecium usually 20–25 mm long; ovary densely hairy; style pink to red, glabrous, pollen presenter erect to oblique.

Follicle hairy with reddish brown stripes or blotches.

Flowering start in September and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Grevillea~ilicifolia
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Location

Bio Regions

KAN - Kanmantoo

Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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