Grevillea thyrsoides

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Grevillea thyrsoides
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: G. thyrsoides
Binomial name
Grevillea thyrsoides
Meisn.

Grevillea thyrsoides, is a small, spreading shrub which is endemic to Western Australia. It grows to between 0.3 metres and 0.7 metres in height and is up to 1.5 metres in width. It produces red flowers in late summer to early autumn and mid-winter to early spring (February to March and July to September in Australia.)[1][2][3]

The species was formerly described in 1855 by Swiss botanist Carl Meissner in Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany based on plant material collected by James Drummond.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Grevillea thyrsoides". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Grevillea thyrsoides". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  3. ^ "Grevillea thyrsoides". Flora of Australia Online. Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Government.