Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea intricata


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

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Grevillea intricata photo
Grevillea intricata, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane

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Grevillea intricata photo
Grevillea intricata, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane

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Grevillea intricata photo
Grevillea intricata, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane

Photograph copyright: oznativeplants - all rights reserved.

Grevillea intricata photo
Grevillea intricata, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane

Photograph copyright: oznativeplants - all rights reserved.




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea intricata in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea intricata is a dense spreading shrub with intricately branched foliage. The leaves are 50mm 110mm long and dissected into narrow leaf lobes about 20mm - 40mm long and 1mm wide. The leaf margins are curved downwards and enclose the lower surface of the leaf blade.Grevillea intricata produces masses of small conical spikes of creamy white or pale yellow flower from May to October. The fruit are oblong or oval and about 11mm - 15mm long.

Height
1m - 3m

Spread
2m - 5m

Habitat
woodland, shrubland in rocky soil, stony soil, sand or loam.

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters. Provides a refuge for birds.

Distribution
Western Australia



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


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 ...