Grevillea robusta A. Cunn. ex R. Br.

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Grevillea robusta

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Harry Pichanick Drive, roadside

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Synonyms:
Common names: Australian silky oak (English) Silver oak (English)
Frequency:
Status: Introduced
Description:
Large semi-deciduous tree. Leaves pinnately compound with deeply lobed leaflets, dark green above, silvery-grey below. The flowers are borne in horizontal, one-sided, brush-like inflorescences, orange-yellow.
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Derivation of specific name: robusta: robust
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Worldwide distribution: Native of Australia
Mozambique distribution: N,M
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Content last updated: Sunday 24 May 2009
Literature:

Chisumpa, S.M., Brummitt, R.K. & Marner, S. (2006). Proteaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Page 50.

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Flora of Zambia: Grevillea robusta
Flora of Zimbabwe: Grevillea robusta
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Grevillea robusta

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Grevillea robusta
African Plant Database: Grevillea robusta
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Grevillea robusta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Grevillea robusta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Grevillea robusta
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Grevillea robusta
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Grevillea robusta
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Grevillea robusta
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Grevillea robusta
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Grevillea robusta
Ispot Southern Africa: Grevillea robusta
JSTOR Plant Science: Grevillea robusta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Grevillea robusta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Grevillea robusta
The Plant List (version 1.1): Grevillea robusta
Tropicos: Grevillea robusta


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Grevillea robusta.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164130, retrieved 22 November 2017

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