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Grevillea acuaria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: G. acuaria
Binomial name
Grevillea acuaria
Benth.
Synonyms
  • Grevillea aculeolata S.Moore
  • Grevillea aculeolata S.Moore var. aculeolata
  • Grevillea aculeolata var. longifolia S.Moore
  • Grevillea arida C.A.Gardner

Grevillea acuaria is a shrub which is endemic to the south of Western Australia.

It grows to between 0.3 and 1.5 metres high with linear leaves which are 10 to 20 mm long and 0.5 to 2 mm wide. Red flowers appear between May and October in its native range.

The species was first formally described by botanist English botanist George Bentham in 1870 in Flora Australiensis, based on plant material collected by James Drummond.

It occurs among low to medium-sized trees in a variety of soils.

References


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Up to date as of January 23, 2010

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Taxonavigation

Classification System: APG II (down to family level)

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Eudicots
Ordo: Unassigned Eudicots
Ordo: Proteales
Familia: Proteaceae
Subfamilia: Grevilleoideae
Tribus: Grevilleeae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: Grevillea acuaria

Name

Grevillea acuaria F.Muell. ex Benth.


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