Grevillea rivularis

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Grevillea rivularis
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species:
G. rivularis
Binomial name
Grevillea rivularis

Grevillea rivularis, the Carrington Falls grevillea, is a shrub species which is endemic to New South Wales, Australia.[2]

It has a dense, spreading habit growing to 2.5 metres high [2] The leaves are bipinnatipartite with 3 to 9 primary lobes. Flowers appear between September and April (early spring to mid autumn) in its native range.[2] These have a translucent cream to purple-pink or mauve perianths that are cream at the base and pale pink or mauve toward the green-tipped styles[2]

The species was first formally described by Australian taxonomic botanists Lawrie Johnson and Donald McGillivray in 1960, their description published in Telopea.[1]

Grevillea rivularis occurs among other shrubs on moist creekside sites in the Carrington Falls area in the Central Tablelands.[2]

The species is listed under the New South Wales Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 and has a ROTAP listing as "2VCi".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grevillea rivularis". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 18 January 2009.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Grevillea rivularis". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government.
  3. ^ "Grevillea rivularis". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 18 January 2010.