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grevillea

(ɡrəˈvɪljə)
n
(Plants) any of a large variety of evergreen trees and shrubs that comprise the genus Grevillea, native to Australia, Tasmania, and New Caledonia: family Proteaceae
[named after C. F. Greville (1749–1809), a founder of the Royal Horticultural Society]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grevillea - any shrub or tree of the genus Grevilleagrevillea - any shrub or tree of the genus Grevillea
genus Grevillea - large genus of Australian shrubs and trees having usually showy orange or red flowers
silk oak - any of several Australian timber trees having usually fernlike foliage and mottled wood used in cabinetry and veneering
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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TIP OF THE WEEK: Grevillea robusta, or silky oak, is the one tree species in the grevillea group, and it blooms, uncharacteristically, with orange-yellow flower combs in late winter.
We also add some taller dot plants in some of the beds -this year we are using grevillea,an Australian silky oak tree that has large,finely divided leaves that should look graceful all summer.
madre tree), Grevillea robusta, Jacaranda mimosaefolia
A few months ago I was out there, not on the Finke River, not on the western edge of the Simpson Desert where this book's action takes place, but on the desert's northeastern edges after a brilliant season, among red dunes, flowering grevillea and swales of georgina gidgee and spinifex.
The rhizosphere effect of Costularia comosa seemed to be somewhat greater than that of Grevillea gillivrayi.
Then McKevitt created a screen of clumping bamboos, and set large planters filled with billowy acacia and grevillea midway down the driveway to block out the street and define the space.
Some other nonnative families with showy flowers are: hesperaloe, grevillea, hakea, acacia and caesalpina.
Within genera of the Proteaceae, the proportions of resprouters include Adenanthos (56%), Hakea (52%), Dryandra (35%), and Grevillea (31%).
An example of a recovery plan in action is that concerned with the conservation of the Wee Jasper Grevillea (Grevillea iaspicula).
On the other hand, forest curtains are installed with casuarina and grevillea species whose purpose is to protect the areas planted and watered.
The flowers on grevillea shrubs do indeed resemble spiders, albeit in various shades of bright red and pink.
OS2: Cover Hills and watersheds around the lake and cliffs plantations grevillea