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Grevillea guthrieana Olde & Marriott
Family Proteaceae
Grevillea guthrieana Olde & Marriott APNI*

Description: Shrub, usually 1.5–2 m high.

Leaves oblong-elliptic, 2–6 cm long, 4–9 mm wide, margins entire, loosely revolute; upper surface coarsely granular; lower surface loosely villous.

Conflorescences usually 2–6-flowered, sometimes up to 10, decurved often pendent, conspicuously pedunculate; peduncles glabrous or sparsely silky. Perianth green, sparcely tomentose outside, bearded inside c. 2 mm from the base; limb subcubic; gynoecium 25–26 mm long; ovary ribbed, pubescent to tomentose-villous, sessile; style maroon, loosely to openly tomentose in the lower third, almost glabrous in upper two-thirds; pollen presenter lateral, flat to convex, short with basal attenuation.

Follicle sparsely tomentose, prominently ribbed.

Flowering: Flowers spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sandstone derived loams on creek lines in moist eucalypt forest, restricted to the Booral-Bulahdelah area.
NSW subdivisions: NC

Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: 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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