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Grevillea irrasa Makinson subsp. irrasa Family Proteaceae
Grevillea irrasa subsp. irrasa Makinson APNI*

Synonyms: Grevillea victoriae 'race 1' of McGillivray & Makinson (1993) APNI*
Grevillea sp. aff. miqueliana, of Olde & Marriott (1995) APNI*

Description: Erect spreading shrub 1.5–3 m tall. Branchlets subterete, tomentose to subvillous.

Leaves narrowly oblong or narrowly obovate, 3.5–6 (–9) cm long, 5–8 mm wide, l:w ratio 5:1 to 10:1; lower surface with all hairs ±spreading, lacking an underlying appressed layer; apices obtuse-mucronate.

Floral bracts sublinear, c. 2 mm long. Flower colour: perianth and style red or reddish pink, with brown hairs on bud limb.


Habitat
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Habit
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Flower
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Fruit
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Flowering: Flowers at least November–January, also June-July.

Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in south-eastern N.S.W., in the area inland from Pambula on the catchments of the Yowaka R. and Nullica R.

Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on steep stony hillsides, often on rhyolitic or related volcanic substrates.
NSW subdivisions: SC
AVH map***

Text by R.O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (Fl. Australia)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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