Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea ripicola (Collie Grevillea)


Grevillea ripicola photo
Grevillea ripicola (cultivated, labelled) Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




COLLIE GREVILLEA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea ripicola in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Collie Grevillea

Description
The Collie Grevillea is a dense spreading shrub. It has dissected leaves with leaf lobes 10mm 30mm long and 1.5mm 5mm wide with flat margins. It produces racemes of yellow or orange toothbrush flowers in winter and spring. Fruit are ribbed or ridged or granulose, ellipsoidal and 13mm 17mm long.

Height
0.6m - 3m

Spread
2m - 5m

Habitat
woodland, shrubland, river banks, swamps in gravelly soil, or loam, or clay

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds

Distribution
endemic to Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:ripicola
Common Name:Collie Grevillea


Relatives in same Genus
  Grevillea agrifolia
  Grevillea alpina
  Grevillea angulata
  Grevillea arenaria
  Grevillea armigera
  Grevillea asparagoides
  Grevillea asplenifolia
  Grevillea astericosa
  Grevillea baileyana
  Grevillea banksii prostrate
  Grevillea baueri
  Grevillea bipinnatifida
  Grevillea bronwenae
  Grevillea candelabroides
  Grevillea coccinea
  Grevillea concinna
  Grevillea corrugata
  Grevillea crithmifolia
  Grevillea decurrens
  Grevillea didymobotrya
  Grevillea dielsiana
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