Grevillea insignis

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Grevillea insignis
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Grevillea insignis subsp. insignis (above)
Grevillea insignis subsp. elliotii (below)
Grevillea insignis subsp.elliotii.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: G. insignis
Binomial name
Grevillea insignis
Kippist ex Meisn.[1]

Grevillea insignis, commonly known as Wax Grevillea, is a shrub species which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.[2][3] The species was first formally described in 1855 in Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany.[1]

Two subspecies are currently recognised:

  • G.insignis subsp. elliotii Olde & Marriott.[4][5]
  • G. insignis Kippist ex Meisn. subsp. insignis[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grevillea insignis". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Grevillea insignis". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government. 
  3. ^ "Grevillea insignis". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  4. ^ "Grevillea insignis subsp. elliotii". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government. 
  5. ^ "Grevillea insignis subsp. elliotii". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  6. ^ "Grevillea insignis subsp. insignis". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government. 
  7. ^ "Grevillea insignis subsp. insignis". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.