Grevillea bronwenae

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Grevillea bronwenae
Grevillea bronwenae Red Ochre.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: G. bronwenae
Binomial name
Grevillea bronwenae
Keighery

Grevillea bronwenae is a slender shrub that is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.

It grows to between 0.5 and 1.8 metres high and has linear to elliptic leaves. These are 40 to 120 mm long and 2 to 10 mm in width and have recurved margins. Red flowers are produced between June and November in its native range. These are followed by ovoid fruits that are 15 mm long.

Taxonomy[edit]

The species was first formally described by botanist Gregory John Keighery in Nuytsia in 1990. It has also been known as G. brachystylis 'Whicher Range form' and G. brachystylis 'taller form'.

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