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Grevillea banksii (Australian crimson oak)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Proteales > Family: Proteaceae > Genus: Grevillea

Grevillea banksii (Australian crimson oak)

Grevillea banksii. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Distribution and habitat

Native to eastern Queensland, Australia, mainly along the coast. Cultivated in southern African gardens and has also become naturalised in the region.