Grevillea juniperina subsp. allojohnsonii Makinson APNI*
Description: Prostrate or decumbent shrub to 0.3 m high, or rarely a weakly erect-spreading shrub to 1.2 m high; branches spreading, with leaves in short clusters or not.
Adult leaves dark green with contrasting pale veins, narrowly ovate to narrowly elliptic, (10-) 15–35 mm long, 2–4.5 (-6) mm wide, ±flat with the upper surface venation prominent and conspicuous with 3–5 longitudinal veins; margins shortly refracted; lower surface exposed, densely subsericeous; juvenile leaves not seen.
Flower colour: perianth and style scarlet (rarely salmon pink or yellow), with a green style-end. Perianth openly subsericeous outside, with biramous hairs only. Pistil 21–27 mm long.
Flowering: Flowers mainly September–February
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs on the Northern Tablelands and North West Slopes of N.S.W., widespread but uncommon from Walcha area to Tingha and N to Tenterfield, extending to SE Qld in Girraween Natl Park and near Stanhope.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by R.O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (Fl. Australia)
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