Plants of South Eastern New South Wales

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Grevillea macleayana

Common name

Jervis Bay grevillea



Where found

Open forest, woodland, heath, and shrubland. Coast, ranges, and the Southern Highlands, between the Bundanoon area and Deua National Park west of Moruya.


Shrub to 3 m high. Leaves alternating up the stems, 5–27 cm long, 20–120 mm wide, simple or (in Deua National Park) with several lobes up to 5 cm long, margins flat or slightly curved down, lower surface densely covered with curled hairs. Flowers with 4 'petals' joined together in pairs, 'petals' greenish white to grey-brown, hairy outside, hairless inside. Gynoecium 18–29 mm long, style pink to red, hairless. Flower clusters one-sided tooth brushes 4–10 cm long. Flowers most of the year.

In the absence of specific information, seeds of all species of Grevillea have been keyed as having one wing.

PlantNET description:  (accessed 19 January, 2021)