Grevillea robusta A.Cunn. ex R.Br.

  • Family : PROTEACEAE
    (Protea Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SILVER OAK FAMILY (सिल्वर ओक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PROTEACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Grevillea robusta A.Cunn. ex R.Br.
  • Common name : Silky oak, Silver oak
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Grown as shade tree
  • Comments / notes : Planted for its wood. Occasional on hills above 1000m. Planted to provide shade in coffee estates. This species is emerging as an invading tree in natural forests of Western Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-April
  • Native : Eastern Australia
  • World Distribution : Tropics and sub-tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. robusta. Downloaded on 21 September 2021.

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