Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea)


Grevillea alpina photo
Grevillea alpina, Paddys Ranges State Park, Victoria, Australia

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




MOUNTAIN GREVILLEA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea alpina in Australia

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


Common Name
Mountain Grevillea

Other Names
Catís Claw Grevillea, Alpine Grevillea

Description
The Mountain Grevillea is a spreading medium shrub. Some forms are prostrate. Leaves are 5mm - 30mm long and hairy. Flowers are variable in color and can be cream, green, yellow, orange, pink or dull red, or a combination of colours.

Height
1.5m

Spread
0.5m

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:alpina
Common Name:Mountain Grevillea


Relatives in same Genus
  Grevillea agrifolia
  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
  Grevillea dryandri
  see A-Z list for more ...