Grevillea iaspicula McGill. APNI*
Description: Shrub, mostly 1.2–2.5 m high.
Leaves light green, narrow-elliptic to -oblong, 1–3.5 cm long, 3–10 mm wide, margins entire and recurved, glabrous.
Inflorescences often deflexed and pendant, in ovoid clusters, much branched, 2–3 cm long. Perianth green to cream, pinkish near curve, glabrous outside, bearded usually above the middle inside. Gynoecium 16–18 mm long; stipe inconspicuous, ventrally swollen, usually pilose; ovary glabrous or with isolated hairs; ovary densely hairy and ± sessile; style pink to red, glabrous.
Follicle usually hairy, without dark stripes or blotches.
Flowering: spring and possibly autumn.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on limestone in rocky outcrop areas only, Wee Jasper and Burrinjuck areas.
NSW subdivisions: ST, SWS
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Critically Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)
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