Grevillea parallela Salisb. ex Knight

Beefwood, White Grevillea, Silver Oak, Narrow Leaf Beefwood

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Grevillea

Category: Tree

Size: To 100' tall


Leaves pendulous, linear, dull green above, hairy below, to 16" long. White flowers on racemes to 4" long, fragrant.

See Australian Plant Image Index for photographs.


Published in Cult. Prot. 58 in 1809. From Endeavour River, where it was discovered by Sir Joseph Banks. Leaves 5 to 8 inches long, almost linear with parallel nerves. Spikes very close, branching, Stigma somewhat peltated.

Native to Australia.


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