Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea preissii ssp glabrilimba


Grevillea preissii ssp glabrilimba photo
Grevillea preissii subsp. glabrilimba, Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

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Grevillea preissii ssp glabrilimba photo
Grevillea preissii subsp. glabrilimba, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane

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PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea preissii in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea preissii subspecies glabrilimba is a spreading shrub. The leaves are dissected with narrow leaflets 5mm 20mm long and 0.5mm 1mm wide. Leaf margins are down curved , enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming two grooves with the mid vein. Racemes of orange or red flowers are produced between June and October. Fruit are ribbed or ridged, oblong, and 15mm long.

Height
0.2m 1.7 m

Spread
1.5m - 2m

Habitat
woodland, shrubland, heathland in rocky or stony soil

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
endemic to Western Australia.



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:preissii
Variety:'ssp glabrilimba'


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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