Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea concinna (Elegant Grevillea)


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

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




ELEGANT GREVILLEA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea concinna in Australia

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


Common Name
Elegant Grevillea

Other Names
Red Combs

Description
Red Combs or Elegant Grevillea is a spreading or erect shrub with green, cream, or red flowers in spring and summer and intermittently throughout the year. It has simple leaves about 2070 mm long and 14 mm wide. The leaf margins are entire and downturned enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade. Flowers are cream to yellow green toothbrush shaped with pink to red styles, and are produced mainly between September and December.

Height
0.6m - 1.6m

Spread
1.5m - 2.5m

Habitat
found amongst low trees or shrubland in rocky soil, stony soil, or sand.

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters. Provides a refuge for birds.

Distribution
endemic to Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:concinna
Common Name:Elegant 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 corrugata
  Grevillea crithmifolia
  Grevillea decurrens
  Grevillea didymobotrya
  Grevillea dielsiana
  Grevillea dryandri
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