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