Common name: Small-flower Grevillea
Grevillea parviflora subsp. parviflora R.Br. APNI*
Synonyms: Grevillea linearifolia 'narrower-leaved Sydney form' of Makinson (1991) APNI*
Grevillea parviflora 'typical form' of Olde & Marriott (1995) APNI*
Description: Low open to erect shrub 0.3–1 m tall. Major branches ascending to erect; branchlets not secund with leaves not all held skywards.
Leaves mostly 0.8–1.3 mm wide.
Flower colour: perianth white with rusty brown hairs on limb; style white, sometimes becoming red with age. Stipe of ovary 1–1.2 mm long.
Flowering: Flowers July–December
Distribution and occurrence: Endemic to N.S.W., occurring W and S of Sydney from W of Prospect (where now almost certainly extinct), Kemps Ck and lower Georges R. S to Camden, Appin and Cordeaux Dam, with disjunct northern populations S of Putty and near Cessnock and Cooranbong, possibly also S of Moss Vale.
Grows in heathy associations or shrubby woodland, in sandy or light clay soils usually over shale substrates.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
This species is considered data-deficient by Saving our Species (SoS, DPIE) which means a conservation project cannot be developed for it. Visit their website and contact SoS if you have additional information.
Text by R.O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (Fl. Australia)
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