Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea thelemanniana


Grevillea thelemanniana photo
Grevillea thelemanniana (labelled), Geelong Botanic Gardens, Victoria, Australia

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




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea thelemanniana in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea thelemanniana is a spreading lignotuberous shrub. Leaves are simple, 1030 mm long overall. The leaf blade is 1mm 1.5mm wide and dissected, usually into three lobes (sometimes further divided). Leaf lobes are 2mm 8 mm long, Leaf margins are curved downwards partly enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming two grooves with the midvein. Produces red or pink flowers from July to October. Fruit is ribbed or ridged and oblong or ellipsoidal, 12mm - 13mm long.

Height
0.5m - 1m

Spread
1m - 1.8m

Habitat
Woodland, heathland, swamps in sand or clay

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
Western Australia

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


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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