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Grevillea rhizomatosa Olde & Marriott
Family Proteaceae
Grevillea rhizomatosa Olde & Marriott APNI*

Description: Rhizomatous bushy shrub 0.3–1 m high.

Leaves obovate to oblong-elliptic, 0.7–2.7 cm long, 7–12 mm wide, margins entire, shortly recurved to almost flat, upper surface convex, glabrous or with a few scattered, appressed hairs, lower surface bearing dense matted short hairs sometimes overlain by sparse long, appressed hairs.

Conflorescences 2–4-flowered. Perianth dull pink on the limb, green at base, openly tomentose outside, inconspicuously bearded inside 1–1.5 mm from the glabrous base, glabrous or with scattered hairs above the beard; limb ovoid-acuminate. Gynoecium 24 mm long; ovary villous, the hairs appressed to slightly spreading, sessile; style green, with moderately sparse appressed and ascending hairs; pollen presenter lateral.

Not known to set fruit or seed.


Flowering: Flowers spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sandy soil in sclerophyll forest usually near creek lines; confined to a few localities in Gibraltar Ra. N.P.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Vulnerable ROTAP: 2VC-t
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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