Common name: Caley's Grevillea
Grevillea caleyi R.Br. APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub, mostly 1–3 m high.
Leaves deeply divided with usually 19–36 simple spreading lobes, 7–18 cm long, 3–7.5 cm wide; lobes linear to oblanceolate, 1.5–3.5 cm long, 2–6 mm wide; lower surface ± villous.
Inflorescences erect, simple, secund, 4–8 cm long. Perianth fawn, villous outside, glabrous inside. Gynoecium 25–38 mm long; ovary densely hairy; style red, glabrous, pollen presenter erect to oblique.
Follicle hairy with reddish brown stripes or blotches.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in woodland on lateritised sandstone ridgetops in the Terrey Hills-Belrose area north of Sydney.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Critically Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Critically Endangered
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)
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