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Grevillea divaricata R.Br.
Family Proteaceae
Grevillea divaricata R.Br. APNI*

Description: Low shrub to about 0.4 m high.

Leaves linear, often curved, 0.8–1.3 cm long, 0.5–0.6 mm wide, scabrid, lower surface enclosed by the revolute margins, except occasionally near the base.

Conflorescences 0–3-branched. Perianth colour not known, probably red or red and cream, glabrous outside, bearded inside. Gynoecium c. 16 mm long; stipe swollen, ventrally tomentose; ovary glabrous or with a few ascending hairs; style glabrous; pollen presenter lateral.

Fruit and seed not known.


Illustration
L. Elkan

Flowering: Flowers recorded April, probably also spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry open forest; only known from the Type collection made in 1823, north of Bathurst.
NSW subdivisions: CT

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered
AVH map***

Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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