2045.000 Grevillea R.Br. ex Knight

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees. Leaves alternate, variously and sometimes deeply pinnatifid. Inflorescence many-flowered (in ours). Flowers bisexual, zygomorphic, paired in the axil of each bract. Ovules 2. Fruit a follicle. Seeds winged.

Derivation of name: for Charles Francis Greville, 1749-1809, English politician and horticulturist.

Worldwide: 260 species, Australia, New Guinea, New Caledonia and Indonesia.

Zimbabwe: 4 cultivated taxa.

Grevillea robusta

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

banksii R. Br.
biternata Meisn.
linearifolia (Cav.) Druce
robusta A. Cunn. ex R. Br.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Grevillea:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Grevillea
Flora of Zambia: Grevillea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Grevillea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Grevillea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Grevillea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Grevillea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Grevillea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Grevillea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Grevillea
JSTOR Plant Science: Grevillea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Grevillea
Plants of the World Online: Grevillea
Tropicos: Grevillea
Wikipedia: Grevillea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Grevillea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1585, retrieved 16 June 2024

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