Botanical name: Grevillea excelsior Family: Proteaceae (Silver oak family)
Synonyms: Grevillea eriostachya subsp. excelsior
Orange Flame Grevillea is a shrub or small tree, 3-8 m tall. Branchlets are not glaucous. Leaves are simple, 10-23 cm long. Leaf blade is dissected, nearly pinnately cut, not further divided. Leaf lobes are 15-20 cm long, 1-1.5 mm wide. Margins are curled, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming two grooves with the midvein. Hairs are straight. Flowers are borne in racemes at branch ends. Flowers are rich orange, very irregular. Flower-stalks are 2-4 mm long. Flowers 8-12 mm long, simple-hairy, 4 -partite; lobes free and joined. Stamens 4. Pistil 2227 mm long, sessile. Ovary hairy. Styles glabrous, orange. Orange Flame Grevillea is a bird attracting plant. It is endemic to Western Australia. It is cultivated in other parts of the world.
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