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Grevillea renwickiana F.Muell.
Family Proteaceae
Grevillea renwickiana F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Prostrate root-suckering shrub forming mats to c. 30 m across.

Leaves divided, lanceolate to oblong in outline, 5–14 cm long, 2–8 cm wide, with 5–18 triangular to oblong lobes 0.5–3.5 cm long, 3–15 mm wide, sometimes lower lobes 2- or 3-toothed; lower surface with an open to dense appressed indumentum.

Inflorescences few, usually secund, 2–2.5 cm long. Perianth cream to pinkish grey, loosely subsericeous outside, glabrous inside; flowers sometimes with a number of styles. Gynoecium 26–31 mm long; ovary densely hairy; style pale pink to red, glabrous except near base, pollen presenter erect to oblique.

Follicle hairy with reddish brown stripes or blotches.


Photo © ANBG

Flowering: summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in open dry sclerophyll forest on sandy soils; confined to the Braidwood-Nerriga area.
NSW subdivisions: ST

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered ROTAP: 2RCa
AVH map***

Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)


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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