Grevillea aspleniifolia Knight APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub 1–5 m high.
Leaves linear to narrow-lanceolate, 15–25 cm long, mostly 3–20 mm wide, entire to coarsely toothed, teeth c. 10–15 mm apart and 5–10 mm deep; lower surface tomentose.
Inflorescences secund, 3–8 cm long. Perianth villous to silky with greyish hairs outside, glabrous inside. Gynoecium 12–25 mm long; ovary densely hairy; style pinkish, pollen presenter erect to oblique.
Follicle hairy with reddish brown stripes or blotches.
Flowering: mainly July–November
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on open rocky or moist sites in eucalypt woodland, on sandstone or shale, in Warragamba Dam and Woronora R. catchments, and near Bungonia Caves.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CT, ST
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)
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