Grevillea humilis subsp. maritima Makinson APNI*
Synonyms: Grevillea linearifolia 'unassigned 1' population (Angourie) of McGillivray & Makinson (1993) APNI*
Grevillea linearifolia 'coastal form' of Olde & Marriott (1995) APNI*
Grevillea linearifolia 'Angourie form' of Olde & Marriott (1995) APNI*
Description: Low erect or low mounded shrub to c. 0.7 m tall. Hairs of branchlets and leaf lower surfaces usually reflective-sparkling under strong light. Branchlets usually densely subsericeous between ridges.
Adult leaves ascending to spreading, narrowly oblong-elliptic to narrowly obovate, (1.4-) 2–3.5 cm long, (1.5-) 2.5–6 (-10) mm wide, usually many leaves arranged in clusters of 3, with foliage usually dense; upper surface usually loosely sericeous with sparkling hairs.
Pedicels 5–9 mm long. Flower colour: perianth and style usually white (style reddening with age), or occasionally both pink. Pistil 7–12 mm long.
Flowering: Flowers possibly as early as March–September
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in north-coastal N.S.W. from Brooms Head N to Bundjalung Natl Park.
Grows on low rocky (sandstone/ironstone gravel) rises and slopes in coastal low heath, and (S of Angourie) on steep exposed headland slopes in moist heath/rush association, sometimes co-dominant.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Text by R.O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (Fl. Australia)
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