Grevillea petrophiloides

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Grevillea petrophiloides
Grevillea petrophiloides Cranbourne.jpg
habit (above), inflorescence (below)
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Subfamily: Grevilleoideae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: G. petrophiloides
Binomial name
Grevillea petrophiloides
Meisn.

Grevillea petrophiloides (Pink Pokers) is a shrub grevillea native to Western Australia. It is 1 to 3 metres high, with thin, needle-like leaves and dense, cylindrical flowers. Grevillea petrophiloides occurs in sandy and rocky areas. The fruits are sticky follicles, 5 to 7 centimetres long.

The specific name "petrophiloides" comes from the similar appearance of the leaves with the genus Petrophile.

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