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Grevillea ramosissima Meisn.
Family Proteaceae
Grevillea ramosissima Meisn. APNI*

Description: Low spreading shrub 0.3–3 m high.

Leaves 3–10 cm long, with 3–11 primary lobes, lower of these usually with 3–7 secondary lobes, often some again 3-lobed, ultimate lobes pungent, lanceolate to ± triangular, 3–28 mm long, 2–10 mm wide; lower surface tomentose.

Inflorescences 0–3-branched, 2.5–5 cm long, unit conflorescences cylindrical. Perianth cream to pale yellow, pubescent outside, glabrous inside. Gynoecium 4–5.5 mm long; ovary densely hairy; style cream to pale yellow, loosely villous, sharply bent near apex, pollen presenter erect to oblique.

Follicle hairy with reddish brown stripes or blotches.

Photo © ANBG

Flowering: mainly spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll woodland on various acidic substrates, south from Glen Innes and Inverell districts.
NSW subdivisions: CC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS
AVH map***

Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept:

One subspecies in NSW : Grevillea ramosissima subsp. ramosissima

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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