Grevillea dimorpha

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Grevillea dimorpha
Grevillea dimorpha.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: G. dimorpha
Binomial name
Grevillea dimorpha
  • G. .oleoides subsp. dimorpha (F.Muell.) Benth.
  • G. speciosa subsp. dimorpha (F.Muell.) McGill.
  • G. dimorpha F.Muell. var. dimorpha
  • G. dimorpha var. augustifolia F.Muell.
  • G. dimorpha var. lanceolata Meisn. nom. illeg.
  • G. dimorpha var. linearis Meisn. MS nom. illeg.
  • G. dimorpha var. linearis F.Muell. MS nom. inval.
  • G. dimorpha var. latifolia F.Muell.

Grevillea dimorpha (Flame Grevillea) is a species in the plant genus Grevillea. It is endemic to Victoria in Australia.[2] The species grows to between 0.4 and 3 metres in height.[2] Flowers usually appear between August and December (late winter to early summer) in its native range.[2] These have red perianths and styles.[2]

It occurs in heathy woodland and forest within Grampians National Park.[2]

The species was first formally described by botanist Ferdinand von Mueller in 1855 in the first volume of Transactions of the Philosophical Society of Victoria[1] It is listed as "Rare in Victoria" on the Department of Sustainability and Environment's Advisory List of Rare Or Threatened Plants In Victoria.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Grevillea dimorpha". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2010-05-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Grevillea dimorpha". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government. 
  3. ^ "Advisory List of Rare Or Threatened Plants In Victoria - 2005" (PDF). Department of Sustainability and Environment (Victoria). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-24. Retrieved 2011-01-15.