Grevillea molyneuxii McGill. APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub c. 0.2–1.0 m high.
Leaves narrow-oblong or -elliptic to linear, 1.5–4 cm long, mostly 1–4 mm wide, usually pungent, margins entire and angularly recurved, sometimes obscuring the subsericeous lower surface except for the midvein.
Inflorescences subsecund, 1.5–3 cm long. Perianth reddish, loosely subsericeous outside, bearded inside. Gynoecium 19.5–21 mm long; ovary stipitate, glabrous; style reddish, glabrous except for short erect hairs near the apex.
Flowering: spring and autumn.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll communities in seasonally wet sites, on shallow sandy soils over sandstone, confined to the Tallong-Wingello area, ENE of Goulburn.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)
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