Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea erectiloba


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

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




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea erectiloba in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea erectiloba is a bushy shrub. The leaves are about 60mm - 100mm long and deeply dissected with leaf lobes 5mm -75mm long and about 1mm wide. It produces red or orange flowers between September and October. The leaf margins curve downwards enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade. The fruits are oval or round and about 8mm - 10mm long.

Height
1m - 3m

Habitat
found in woodland and shrubland in gravelly soil or sand.

Distribution
endemic to Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:erectiloba


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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