Plants of South Eastern New South Wales
Flowering stem. Australian Plant Image Index, photographer Murray Fagg, Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra, ACT
Shrub to 1 m high. Leaf tips usually sharp. Leaves alternating up the stems, 1.5–4 cm long, mostly 1–4 mm wide, upper surface smooth, lower surface appressed hairy, margins entire and angularly curved down, sometimes obscuring the lower surface apart from the midvein. Flowers with 4 'petals' joined together in pairs, 'petals' reddish, loosely appressed hairy outside, bearded inside. Gynoecium 19.5–21 mm long; style reddish, hairless except for short erect hairs near the tips. Flower clusters 10-12 flowered, tending to be one sided, 1.5–3 cm long. Flowering: all year.
In the absence of specific information, seeds of all species of Grevillea have been keyed as having one wing.
Endangered Australia. Vulnerable NSW. Provisions of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No 63 relating to the protection of protected plants generally also apply to plants that are a threatened species.
NSW Threatened Species profile: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/threatenedSpeciesApp/profile.aspx?id=10371 (accessed 19 January, 2021)
PlantNET description: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Grevillea~molyneuxii (accessed 19 January, 2021)
Author: Betty Wood.