PlantNET Home PlantNET Home | Search NSW Flora | Contact Us  
FloraOnline
Introduction
Plant Name Search
Index Search
Spatial Search
Identification Keys
Classification
Glossary
HerbLink (Type Images)
WeedAlert
Other PlantNET Sites
Other Data Sources
NEW SOUTH WALES FLORA ONLINE Printable Page

Grevillea shiressii Blakely
Family Proteaceae
Grevillea shiressii Blakely APNI*

Description: Shrub 2–5 m high.

Leaves entire, lanceolate to elliptic, 8–19 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, glabrous, margins undulate, intramarginal vein 2–4 mm from margin.

Inflorescences 2–9-flowered; receptacle very oblique to lateral. Perianth green becoming blue-grey then translucent cream, saccate, 6–10 mm across, glabrous outside, tuberculate inside; limb coherent, inverted after anthesis. Gynoecium stipitate, 27–32 mm long, glabrous or with few erect hairs; style red-brown to mauve, pollen presenter lateral.

Follicle usually glabrous.


Illustration
L. Elkan

Flower
Photo J. Plaza

Flowering: mainly spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows along creek banks in wet sclerophyll forest; sandy soil on Hawkesbury sandstone, restricted to the Gosford area.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Vulnerable ROTAP: 2VCit
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.
  Privacy | Copyright | Disclaimer | About PlantNET | Cite PlantNET