Grevillea ramosissima

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Grevillea ramosissima
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species:
G. ramosissima
Binomial name
Grevillea ramosissima
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Occurrence data from AVH
Synonyms

Anadenia caleyi R.Br.

Grevillea ramosissima, commonly known as fan grevillea, is a shrub species of the family Proteaceae. It is native to south-eastern Australia.[1][2]

Plants usually grow to between 0.3 and 1.5 metres high.[3] The cream or pale yellow conflorescences are conical or cylindrical and appear in spring.[2]

The species was first formally described in 1830 by botanist Robert Brown. Brown assigned it the name Anadenia caleyi.[4] In 1855, Swiss botanist Carl Meissner gave the species its current name.[1]

Two subspecies are recognised:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grevillea ramosissima ". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Grevillea ramosissima". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government.
  3. ^ "Grevillea ramosissima Meisn". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Anadenia caleyi ". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Grevillea ramosissima subsp.hypargyrea". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government.
  6. ^ "Advisory List of Rare Or Threatened Plants In Victoria - 2005" (PDF). Department of Sustainability and Environment (Victoria). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 March 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  7. ^ "Grevillea ramosissima Meisn. subsp.ramosissima". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  8. ^ "Grevillea ramosissima subsp.ramosissima". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government.

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