Common name: Grevillea
Botanical name: Grevillea sp.
Other common names: –
General description: A popular evergreen ornamental with a sprawling habit, up to 1m.
Flowers: The flowers are crimson with protruding styles or stalks.
Leaves: The leaves are dark green, divided into narrow segments with silky hairs underneath. Leaves can measure up to 20cm long.
Fruit/Berries: The fruit are ellipsoid in shape, and up to 2cm long.
Symptoms: Allergic contact dermatitis may result in sensitive individuals. Blisters may develop 2-3 days after contact. Hairs on the leaves may be responsible for these reactions.
Toxicity category: 3