Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea tripartita


Grevillea tripartita photo
Grevillea tripartita, Mt. coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane

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Grevillea tripartita photo
Grevillea tripartita, Mt. coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane

Photograph copyright: oznativeplants - all rights reserved.




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea tripartita in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea tripartita is an erect, prickly shrub. Leaves are 10mm 50mm long and divided into three lobes. Leaf lobes are 5mm 20mm long and 2mm - 5mm wide. Margins are revolute or recurved, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming two grooves with the midvein. Produces orange or red flowers between July and September and intermittently through the year. Fruit are ribbed or ridged ellipsoidal, 12mm 18mm long.

Height
1.5m - 4.5m

Spread
3m - 6m

Habitat
woodland, shrubland in sand or clay.

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
endemic to Western Australia



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


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 ...