Grevillea oldei McGill. APNI*
Synonyms: Grevillea trinervis R.Br. APNI*
Description: Diffuse shrub 0.4–1.2 m high.
Leaves ± triangular to lanceolate, narrow-elliptic or ± oblong, mostly 1–3.5 cm long, 1.5–6 mm wide, usually pungent, margins entire and recurved, lower surface with an open untidy indumentum.
Inflorescences ± erect, dome-shaped to subglobose. Perianth red with an open appressed indumentum outside, bearded inside. Gynoecium 9.5–15 mm long; ovary stipitate, glabrous; style red with papillae and short hairs over most of its length.
Flowering: ?summer and autumn.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath or woodland on shallow sandy soils over sandstone, Mangrove Mtn to Woy Woy.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2RC-
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)
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