Common name: Rosmary Grevillea
Grevillea rosmarinifolia subsp. glabella (R.Br.) Makinson APNI*
Synonyms: Grevillea glabella R.Br. APNI*
Description: Much branched rounded shrub 0.8–2 m tall.
Leaves strongly ascending, usually tightly clustered on short lateral branchlets or occasionally solitary on larger branchlets, linear-subterete, 0.8–1.2 (-1.5) cm long, 0.7–0.8 mm wide, pungent; margins tightly revolute, enclosing lower surface including midvein, very rarely a little subsericeous lamina exposed at base of leaf.
Flower colour: perianth dichromatic and basally pink and cream above, or monochromatic and pink to pinkish red or rarely yellow, pale green, cream or orange; style pink or matching perianth.
Flowering: Flowers August–November
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in the Rankins Springs to Griffith area of central-southern N.S.W.; and western Vic.
Grows in mallee or shrub associations in sandy soils.
NSW subdivisions: *ST, CWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by R.O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (Fl. Australia)
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