Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea victoriae (Royal Grevillea)


Grevillea victoriae photo
Grevillea victoriae subsp. nivalis (cultivated, labelled), Burnley Gardens, Burnley, Victoria, Australia

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




ROYAL GREVILLEA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea victoriae in Australia

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


Common Name
Royal Grevillea

Description
Royal Grevillea is an erect to spreading shrub. Leaves are elliptic to lanceolate, and about 6cm - 12cm long and 10mm - 45mm wide with smooth upper surface. Leaf margins are flat or slightly recurved. Produces red or reddish brown flowers. Fruit are 1720 mm long. There are two recognised subspecies: G. victoriae subsp. nivalis and G. victoriae subsp. victoriae.

Height
1m - 3m

Distribution
endemic to south-eastern New South Wales and mountainous parts of Victoria in Australia.

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:victoriae
Common Name:Royal 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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