Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea prasina


Grevillea prasina photo
Grevillea prasina

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PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea prasina in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea prasina is a spreading or straggly shrub with simple ovate leaves about 30mm - 85mm long and 20mm - 30mm wide. Produces racemes of white, cream or yellow flowers between March and October. Fruit is warty and oblong or ellipsoidal, 10mm 16mm long.

Height
1m - 2.5m

Habitat
woodland, shrubland, or grassland. Found in rocky, stony soil, loam, sandstone escarpments, sandy stream beds.

Distribution
Western Australia, Northern Territory

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


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 ...