Common name: Tumut Grevillea
Grevillea wilkinsonii Makinson APNI*
Description: Ascending or erect to spreading shrub to 2 m high.
Leaves narrow-oblong or oblong-elliptic mostly 10–17 cm long, 8.5–21 mm wide, margins flat, regularly toothed with teeth to 4 mm long, terminating in a weak spine 1–2 mm long, upper surface glabrous or with a sparse inconspicuous indumentum of appressed hairs, lower surface sericeous.
Conflorescences usually deflexed, secund. Perianth brownish to reddish pink or purple, loosely subsericeous outside, glabrous inside. Gynoecium 14–15 mm long; ovary sericeous, subsessile to very shortly stipitate; style lilac pink, glabrous; pollen presenter broadly and obliquely conical.
Follicle subsericeous with reddish blotches.
Flowering: Flowers October–November
Distribution and occurrence: Known only from remnant bushland along the Goobarragandra R. (Near Tumut), growing on flood terraces and adjacent slopes.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)
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