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Grevillea microstegia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Proteaceae
Scientific name  Grevillea microstegia
Order  Proteales
Genus  Grevillea
Rank  Species
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Similar  Grevillea floripendula, Grevillea montis‑cole, Grevillea bedggoodiana, Grevillea dryophylla, Grevillea confertifolia

Grevillea microstegia (Mount Cassell grevillea) is a spreading shrub which is endemic to the Grampians National Park in Victoria, Australia. It grows to between 0.3 and 1 metre in height and 2 to 4 metres in width. The flowers are reddish-brown and have green-tipped red styles. These appear between November and December (late spring to early summer) in its native range.

The species was first formally described by Bill Molyneux in Muelleria in 1975.

Grevillea microstegia is endemic to the Mount Cassel area in the Mount William Range, north-west of Moyston, Victoria.

The species is listed as "threatened" in Victoria under the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 and "Vulnerable in Victoria" on the Department of Sustainability and Environment's Advisory List of Rare Or Threatened Plants In Victoria.

References

Grevillea microstegia Wikipedia


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