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Fuchsia Grevillea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Grevillea
Species: G. bipinnatifida
Binomial name
Grevillea bipinnatifida
R.Br.

Grevillea bipinnatifida, also known as Fuchsia Grevillea, is a shrub which is endemic to Western Australia.

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Description

This species forms a spreading shrub which grows up to 1 m (3 ft) in height. It has red or orange flowers which appear from early autumn to mid summer (March to January in Australia).

Distribution

The species occurs in and around Perth on granite outcrops, hills and occasionally on poorly-draining flat areas.

Taxonomy

The species was first formally described in 1830 by botanist Robert Brown.

Two subspecies are recognised:

  • Grevillea bipinnatifida R.Br. subsp. bipinnatifida
  • Grevillea bipinnatifida subsp. pagna Cranfield

Cultivars

A number of hybid cultivars have been produced which have Grevillea bipinnatifida as a parent species. These include a number of hybrids with Grevillea banksii including:

Other hybrids include:

  • G. 'Molly' (a cross with G. aurea)
  • G. 'Sunrise' (a cross with G. 'Clearview Robin')

References

External links

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Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

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 bipinnatifida
Subspecies: G. bipinnatifida subsp. bipinnatifida - G. bipinnatifida subsp. pagna

Name

Grevillea bipinnatifida R.Br.


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