Grevillea didymobotrya

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Grevillea didymobotrya
Grevillea didymobotrya.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: G. didymobotrya
Binomial name
Grevillea didymobotrya
Meisn.[1]

Grevillea didymobotrya is a shrub in the family Proteaceae. It is endemic to south-western Western Australia.

It grows to between 1 and 3 metres in height and produces flowers between August and December (late winter to early summer) in its native range.[2] The infloresences are cream or yellow terminal racemes.[2] The leaves are 1 to 12 cm long and 1 to 9 mm wide.[2]

The species was first formally described by Carl Meissner in Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis in 1856, from material collected by James Drummond.[1][3] Two subspecies are currently recognised: subsp. didymobotrya and subsp. involuta.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grevillea didymobotrya". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2008-10-05. 
  2. ^ a b c "Grevillea didymobotrya ". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  3. ^ a b "Grevillea didymobotrya". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government.