Common name: Small-flower Grevillea
Grevillea parviflora R.Br. APNI*
Description: Low spreading, dense to erect shrub usually ≤1 m high, sometimes rhizomatous.
Leaves ± linear or very slightly oblanceolate, mostly 1.5–3.5 cm long and 0.8–1 mm wide, margins once or twice refracted about the intramarginal veins, lower surface exposed and subsericeous or sometimes enclosed except for the midvein and then 2-grooved.
Conflorescences erect, mostly exceeding the adjacent leaves, shortly and broadly secund, usually 6–12-flowered. Perianth white, with rusty brown hairs on limb, subsericeous outside, bearded inside. Gynoecium usually 4.5–6.5 mm long; ovary glabrous; style incurved, usually hooked in apical 2 mm. with minute hairs and papillae in apical 0.5 mm; pollen presenter oblique.
Flowering: Flowers July–December
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath or shrubby woodland, from Prospect to Camden and Cordeaux Dam area on clay soils, and from Arcadia to Maroota, in sandy soils.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Text by R. O. Makinson
| ||Key to the subspecies|| |
|1||Major branches ascending to erect; branchlets not secund; leaves mostly 0.8–1.3 mm wide; stipe of ovary 1–1.2 mm long||subsp. parviflora|
|Major branches ± spreading; branchlets usually secund; leaves mostly 0.6–2 mm wide; stipe of ovary 0.5–0.6 mm long||subsp. supplicans|
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