Five Veined Grevillea

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

Description

Erect dense shrub 1–1.5 m tall. Branchlets angular and ridged, sericeous to tomentose. Leaves sublinear to oblong-elliptic or narrowly obovate, 1.5–6 cm long, 1.5–8 mm wide; upper surface minutely punctate, with (3–) 5 (–7) prominent longitudinal parallel veins; margins smoothly and strongly recurved to revolute; lower surface sometimes partly enclosed, sericeous including on midvein. Conflorescence terminal on short lateral branchlets, erect, sessile or rarely pedunculate, regular, umbelloid, 6–20-flowered. Flowers adaxially oriented. Flower colour: perianth and style pale to deep pink. Perianth subsericeous to tomentose outside, bearded inside. Pistil 9.5–12 mm long; style sharply curved, with papilloid hairs in apical 1 mm; pollen-presenter oblique. Follicle ovoid-ellipsoidal or obloid, 13–15 mm long.

Flowering start in August and ends in February.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink.

References

http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/online-resources/flora/stddisplay.xsql?pnid=45544Created: 03 Nov 2014 - Stephen L (Clare) SA
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

Endemic to Kangaroo Island

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