Common name: Jervis Bay Grevillea
Grevillea macleayana (McGill.) Olde & Marriott APNI*
Synonyms: Grevillea barklyana subsp. macleayana McGill. APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub 1–3 m high.
Leaves simple and entire, 5–27 cm long, 2–12 cm wide, ovate to elliptic or narrowly so, or rarely with several ± triangular to oblong simple lobes up to 5 cm long (Deua R.
area); lower surface densely covered with curled hairs. Inflorescences secund, 4–10 cm long. Perianth greenish white to grey-brown, pubescent outside, glabrous inside. Gynoecium 18–29 mm long; ovary densely hairy; style pink to red, glabrous, pollen presenter erect to oblique.
Follicle hairy with reddish brown stripes or blotches.
Flowering: mainly September–February
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in low open woodland or shrubland, sandy soils; from Nowra to Ulladulla, particularly in Jervis Bay area, and Deua R. catchment inland from Moruya and possibly near Bundanoon.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Threatened species: ROTAP: 3RC-
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)
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