Grevillea divaricata R.Br. APNI*
Description: Low shrub to about 0.4 m high.
Leaves linear, often curved, 0.8–1.3 cm long, 0.5–0.6 mm wide, scabrid, lower surface enclosed by the revolute margins, except occasionally near the base.
Conflorescences 0–3-branched. Perianth colour not known, probably red or red and cream, glabrous outside, bearded inside. Gynoecium c. 16 mm long; stipe swollen, ventrally tomentose; ovary glabrous or with a few ascending hairs; style glabrous; pollen presenter lateral.
Fruit and seed not known.
Flowering: Flowers recorded April, probably also spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry open forest; only known from the Type collection made in 1823, north of Bathurst.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered
This species is considered data-deficient by Saving our Species (SoS, DPIE) which means a conservation project cannot be developed for it. Visit their website and contact SoS if you have additional information.
Text by R. O. Makinson
Taxon concept: R.O. Makinson (2000)
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