Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea armigera (Prickly Toothbrushes)


Grevillea armigera photo
Grevillea armigera, Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

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




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea armigera in Australia

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


Common Name
Prickly Toothbrushes

Description
The Prickly Toothbrushes is a dense spreading shrub with prickly foliage and yellow toothbrush flowers with black styles in winter and spring.

Height
2m - 3m

Spread
1.5m - 4m

Propagation
seed, cuttings

Wildlife Interest
attracts nectar eating birds. Birds may nest in foliage.

Distribution
Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:armigera
Common Name:Prickly Toothbrushes


Relatives in same Genus
  Grevillea agrifolia
  Grevillea alpina
  Grevillea angulata
  Grevillea arenaria
  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 ...