Common name: Honeysuckle Grevillea
Grevillea juncifolia Hook. APNI*
Description: Shrub or small tree 2–7 m high.
Leaves 10–30 cm long, simple and linear, or with 2 or 3, or rarely 6, linear, ± parallel lobes; lobes 5–22 cm long, c. 1–2 mm wide; margins tightly revolute.
Inflorescences erect, usually branched, unit conflorescences cylindrical to subconical, loose, mostly 7–20 cm long. Perianth bright yellow to orange, sparsely pubescent outside, glabrous inside. Gynoecium 18–27 mm long; ovary subsessile, villous; style bright yellow to orange, usually villous in the basal third, papillose or smooth above, pollen presenter erect to oblique.
Follicle hairy with reddish brown stripes or blotches.
Flowering: all months, especially June–November
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in woodland or Triodia associations, on sandhills or sandy flats; north from Roto district.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, SWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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