Grevillea robusta

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Photographs by: Dr. Maulik Gadani

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  • Botanical Name : Grevillea robusta A.Cunn. ex R.Br.
  • Synonyms : Stylurus robustus (A.Cunn.) O.Deg.
  • Common Name : Silver Oak, Silk Oak
  • Plant Family : Proteaceae
  • Plant Form : Tree
  • Occurrence (Special Areas) : Gujarat Forestry Research Foundation, Indroda Park, Aranya Van

About Grevillea robusta Plant :

  • Habit : Tall trees with grey to greyish-brown bark.
  • Leaves : 15-30 cm long, deeply pinnatisect, linear, entire or pinnatifid, softly pubescent, beneath.
  • Flowers : Orange-red, showy, in 10-15 cm long panicles.
  • Flowering and Fruiting Time : March-May
  • Significance : Ornamental in gardens and along roadsides.