Grevillea neurophylla Gand. APNI*
Description: Spreading to erect shrub 1–2.5 m high; sometimes rhizomatous.
Leaves sometimes curved or wavy, linear or occasionally very narrow-elliptic, usually 2.5–4 cm long and 0.8–2 mm wide, margins angularly refracted, enclosing the lower surface on either side of the midvein, lower surface 2-grooved.
Conflorescences erect, regular-umbelloid. Perianth white to pale pink with brownish hairs on the limb, bearded inside. Gynoecium 6–7.5 mm long; ovary glabrous; style strongly hooked just below apex, glabrous except for minute hairs or papillae in apical 1 mm; pollen presenter oblique.
Follicles 8–10 mm long, glabrous.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest or woodland, often in gullies or on rocky slopes near creeks but not usually in flood-zone, in sandy granite-derived or sometimes sandstone soils; south from the Brindabella Valley, along the western edge of the Snowy Mtns, and a longer leaved variant in the Yambulla S.F. (near Eden).
NSW subdivisions: SC, ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxa not yet included in identification key
Grevillea neurophylla subsp. fluviatilis,
Grevillea neurophylla subsp. neurophylla
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