Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea insignis


Grevillea insignis photo
Grevillea Insignis

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Grevillea insignis photo
Grevillea Insignis

Photograph copyright: oznativeplants - all rights reserved.




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea insignis in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea insignis is a bushy eract shrub with prickly leaves. The leaves are 25mm - 45mm long and 15mm 30mm wide with prickly margins like holly. Grevillea insignis produces racemes of cream or pink spider flowers from August to December. The fruit is smooth and oblong oroval and about 10mm 13mm long.

Height
2m - 4m

Spread
2m - 5m

Habitat
found in shrubland in rocky soil, stony soil or loam.

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
endemic to Western Australia.



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


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 ...