Grevillea bipinnatifidaCommon name: Fuchsia Grevillea

Meaning of name: Grevillea is named after Charles Francis Greville (1749 – 1809), one of the founders of the Horticultural Society. Bipinnatifida is from the Latin words bi, meaning two, pinna, meaning feather and findo, meaning to split.

Distribution: Occurs from Mogumber to Collie.

Remarks: A shrub to 1 metre tall. The stiff leaves are deeply divided and prickly. The red flowers are produced from March to November.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.