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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]
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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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It can be anything from nature like a fallen leaf, the curl of a grevillia flower, or seed pods, as well as manmade and industrially produced things like the colourful foil on Easter eggs, product advertising and labelling design, as well as objects with a limited and specific function.
Cut grevillia into shorter pieces and fringe bouquet.
The pretty but insignificant Grevillia Maccutcheonii was down to about ten in the world, but the Garden collected