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Common name

English: Southern silky oak

German: Australische Silbereiche

Portuguese: Grevilia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Proteales (8)

        Family: Proteaceae (8)(family description)

          Genus: Grevillea (3)

            Epithet: robusta A.Cunn. ex R.Br. (2)

Synonyms: Grevillea umbratica A.Cunn., Grevillea venusta A.Cunn., Hakea robusta (A.Cunn. ex R.Br.) Christenh. & M.W.Chase, Stylurus robusta (A.Cunn.) Deg.

robusta => strong, big, gigantic

venusta => charming, graceful, pretty, neat

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: orange

External links

Check for Grevillea robusta at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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