Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea tetragonoloba


Grevillea tetragonoloba photo
Grevillea tetragonoloba, Karwarra Gardens, Kalorama, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea tetragonoloba in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea tetragonoloba is an erect to spreading dense shrub with red or brown toothbrush-shaped clusters of flowers from June to November. Leaves are 60mm 130mm long and dissected into lobes 30mm 75mm long and 1mm - 1.5mm wide. Leaf margins are down curved, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming two grooves with the midvein. Fruit are ovoid and 10mm - 15mm long.

Height
1m - 3m

Spread
1.5m - 4m

Habitat
woodland, heathland in rocky soil, stony soil, gravelly soil, loam, clay

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
endemic to Western Australia

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


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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