Grevillea glauca Salisb. ex Knight

Bushman’s Clothes Pegs

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Grevillea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 30' tall


Blue-green leaves, lance-shaped, hairy. Cream to white flowers, fragrant, on racemes to 10" long.

See Australian Plant Image Index for photographs.


Published in Cult. Prot. 121 in 1809. The leaves of this species are very different from any of the former, resembling more those of the entire-leaved Banksias: they are 3 to 5 inches long, lanceolate with diverging nerves. Stigma conical. It was likewise discovered near Endeavour River, by Sir Joseph Banks.

Native to Australia.

Synonym Grevillea gibbosa R.Br.


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