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|Family: Proteaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Grevillea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Grevillea robusta A. Cunn. ex R. Br.
Habit: Plant <= 30 m. Leaf: petioled, 15--40 cm, ovate to elliptic, compound or divided with pinnately divided leaflets, adaxially green, abaxially appressed-silvery-hairy. Inflorescence: 5--15 cm, appearing 1-sided; pedicels spreading, turned up, orange. Flower: calyx +- 10 mm, tube yellow or orange with +- red-brown center, lobes narrowly spoon-shaped, yellow; style 20--25 mm. Fruit: narrowed to stalk-like base, body 12--20 mm, style persistent; seeds 1--2, flat, winged.
Ecology: Escaped from cultivation, brush-covered hillsides, canyons; Elevation: < 450 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SCoRO, SCo, PR; Distribution Outside California: native to eastern Australia. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Unabridged Note: Wood used for furniture, fencing, especially in past.
eFlora Treatment Author: David J. Keil
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Grevillea
Next taxon: Ranunculaceae
Citation for this treatment: David J. Keil 2016. Grevillea robusta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=27314, accessed on May 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 29, 2016.