Plants of South Eastern New South Wales

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Grevillea ramosissima subsp. ramosissima

Common name

Fan grevillea



Where found

Dry forest and woodland. Western Slopes, Kosciuszko National Park, and ACT. Tablelands and ranges mostly north of the Hume Highway.


Spreading shrub to 3 m high. Leaf lobes sharp-tipped. Branches hairy at least when young. Leaves alternating up the stems, 3–10 cm long, 20-75 mm wide, holly-like, rigid, margins curved down, deeply dissected, with 3–11 primary lobes, twice divided. Upper leaf surface almost hairless, lower surface hairy with twisted or curly, often brownish, hairs. Flowers with 4 'petals' joined together in pairs, 'petals' cream to pale yellow, hairy outside. Gynoecium 4–5.5 mm long; style cream to pale yellow, hairy. Flowers in erect narrow clusters 25-50 mm long. Flowering: spring-summer.

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

Occasionally intergrades with Grevillea triternata.

All native plants on unleased land in the ACT are protected.

PlantNET description:  (accessed 19 January, 2021)