Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea formosa


Grevillea formosa photo
Grevillea formosa

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PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea formosa in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea formosa is an attractive bushy spreading or sprawling shrub with finely divided foliage The flower buds are green, opening into yellow orange flowers, with orange styles. The flower spikes are large and very attractive, and often trail down to the ground.

Height
0.3m - 1m

Spread
1m - 2m

Habitat
ridges and escarpments, and along roadsides

Distribution
Northern Territory, found around Darwin, common around Kakadu.

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


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
  see A-Z list for more ...