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Grevillea australis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Proteaceae
Genus  Grevillea
Rank  Species
Order  Proteales
Subfamily  Grevilleoideae
Scientific name  Grevillea australis
Grevillea australis Australian Alpine Plants Proteaceae
Similar  Grevillea bedggoodiana, Grevillea aquifolium, Grevillea aspleniifolia, Grevillea alpina, Grevillea miqueliana

The Grevillea australis, commonly known as the Southern grevillea, is the only Grevillea to occur naturally in Tasmania, but also grows in highland areas of south-eastern mainland Australia. It has several variations in the wild, and is therefore a very variable species.

Grevillea australis Grevillea australis Proteaceae image 36143 at PlantSystematicsorg

It grows between 0.2 metres to 2.5 metres high and has oval shaped leaves, 15 to 30 mm long by 1 to 5 mm wide. It has white flowers and seeds in brown, leathery follicles.

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Grevillea australis grows best in cool to cold climates. Ideally it grows in well-lit conditions with well-drained soil.

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References

Grevillea australis Wikipedia


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