Common name: Rosmary Grevillea
Grevillea rosmarinifolia subsp. rosmarinifolia A.Cunn. APNI*
Synonyms: Grevillea latrobei Meisn. APNI*
Description: Compact to open shrub 0.3–2 m high.
Leaves linear to narrow-elliptic or -oblong, 0.8–3.8 cm long, 0.5–3 mm wide; lower surface loosely subsericeous or rarely glabrous, partly or wholly concealed by the revolute margin.
Inflorescences 0–4-branched. Perianth pink to red, sometimes cream near apex, glabrous and sometimes glaucous outside, bearded usually above the middle inside. Gynoecium 15–22.5 mm long; stipe swollen, hairy; ovary glabrous or basally villous; ovary densely hairy and ± sessile; style glabrous or with scattered erect hairs.
Follicle usually hairy, without dark stripes or blotches.
Flowering: mainly spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in woodland on tablelands near streams and on moist slopes, and in mallee and shrubland on the plains and Slopes on sandy soils.
NSW subdivisions: SC, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
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