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Grevillea scortechinii (F.Muell.) F.Muell. ex Scort.
Family Proteaceae
Grevillea scortechinii (F.Muell.) F.Muell. ex Scort. APNI*

Description: Prostrate to procumbent shrub, to 0.5 m high and 2 m across.

Leaves pinnatifid or coarsely toothed, with 5–7 or rarely to 14 lobes or teeth, or rarely simple, in outline angular-ovate to oblong, 3–10 cm long, c. 2–6 cm wide, primary lobes ± triangular to rounded and sometimes again 2- or 3-toothed; lower surface subsericeous.

Inflorescences secund, 2–4.5 cm long. Perianth brownish, subsericeous outside, glabrous inside. Gynoecium 19–22 mm long; ovary densely hairy; style purplish black, glabrous, pollen presenter erect to oblique.

Follicle hairy with reddish brown stripes or blotches.


Photo © ANBG

Flowering: spring–autumn.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll woodland on sandy loam soils, in the Backwater–Pheasant Mtn area, near Guyra.
NSW subdivisions: NT
AVH map***

Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept:

One subspecies in NSW : Grevillea scortechinii subsp. sarmentosa

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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