Grevillea glauca Salisb. ex Knight

Bushman’s Clothes Pegs


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Grevillea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 30' tall

Description: 

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

See Australian Plant Image Index for photographs.

History: 

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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