Grevillea diminuta L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub, 0.3–1 m high.
Leaves elliptic to ovate or narrowly so, 0.6–2 cm long, 3–9 mm wide, margins entire, lower surface silky.
Inflorescences decurved, simple or few branched, 2–6 cm long; unit conflorescences cylindrical to dome-shaped. Perianth with a rusty red-brown subsericeous indumentum outside, bearded inside. Gynoecium 10–11 mm long; ovary stipitate, glabrous; style pink to red, with short scattered hairs towards the apex, pollen presenter oblique at 60–70°.
Flowering: mainly spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sub-alpine sclerophyll woodland on rocky slopes, often in screes, at about 1400-1800 m alt., Brindabella and Bimberi Ranges SW of Canberra.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2RCat
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)
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