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Grevillea brevifolia F.Muell. ex Benth. subsp. brevifolia

Grevillea victoriae var. brevifolia (F.Muell. ex Benth.) F.Muell. ex J.H.Maiden & E.Betche. 

Grevillea victoriae 'race e', and 'Unassigned 3', of D.J.McGillivray & R.O.Makinson, Grevillea 321 (1993). 

Grevillea victoriae 'race e', R.O.Makinson, Fl. Victoria 3: 852 (1996). 

Regenerates by seed.

Low compact to tall open shrub 0.5–3 m tall. Leaves (1.2–) 1.5–3.2 (–4.5) cm long, (6–) 7–14 (–20) mm wide, length/width ratio 2:1 to 2.5:1; venation of upper surface consistently obscure. Floral bracts linear-crescentic, widest at base, 1.2–1.4 mm long, 0.3 mm wide. Pistils 17–21 mm long. Flower colour: perianth and style red. 

Occurs in N.S.W. on The Pilot S of Mt Kosciuszko and in north-eastern Vic. in Cobberas-Tingaringy Natl Park, and towards Omeo and Benambra (including Mt Seldom Seen). Grows at subalpine altitudes on exposed rocky sites in open heathy situations, or occasionally on lower slopes in open forest. Flowers Nov.–Dec.(–Feb.?) Map 232.

Vic.: Mt Tingaringy summit, H. van Rees 051 (CANB, MEL); Wombargo Ra, c. 13 km NNW of Black Mountain Stn, Wulgulmerang, 4 Dec. 1962, J.H.Willis s.n. (MEL); Alpine Natl Park, Mt Tingaringy summit, A.M.Lyne 1216 & J.Lyne (CANB, MEL).

Since publication of the Flora of Australia the Australian Plant Census no longer recognises the subspecies.



Data derived from Flora of Australia Volumes 16 (1995), 17A (2000) and 17B (1999), products of ABRS, ©Commonwealth of Australia