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Grevillea sessilis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Proteaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Proteales
Genus  Grevillea
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Similar  Grevillea asteriscosa, Grevillea wilsonii, Grevillea pteridifolia, Grevillea insignis, Grevillea beadleana

Grevillea sessilis is a shrub which is endemic to Queensland in Australia.

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Description

Erect shrub or small tree that grows 2-6 m in height. Its leaves are 5-16 cm long with 5-18 narrowly ovate, oblong, or sublinear lobes. Flower color: perianth white; style cream-white or occasionally greenish yellow; tip green.

Field Identification

G. sessillis can be distinguished from related plant species such as G. whiteana and G. hodgei by its comparatively longer floral bracts, which are 3.5-6.5 mm in length.

Occurrence

Low mountain ranges of inland eastern Qld, from Cairns area S to Springsure and Theodore. Grows in open woodland or shrubland in shallow sandy soils over siliceous sandstone. Flowers Apr.–Dec.

References

Grevillea sessilis Wikipedia


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