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Question 1: They are also used as food plants by the larvae of some ________ species including the Dryandra Moth.

Question 2: Many grevilleas have a propensity to interbreed freely, and extensive hybridisation and selection of horticulturally desirable attributes has led to the commercial release of many ________.
CultigenGenera PlantarumCultivarBotanical name

Question 3: Two other species, G. baileyana and G. glauca, occur in both New Guinea and ________.
QueenslandAustraliaNorthern TerritoryNew South Wales

Question 4: The species range from prostrate ________ less than 0.5 m tall to trees 35 m tall.
ShrubBroom (shrub)CotoneasterRose

Question 5: They can be grown from soft tip cuttings from December-March (in the ________) or seed.
MozambiqueSouth AfricaSouthern HemisphereMaldives

Question 6: this has resulted in a huge number of named ________.
List of Grevillea cultivarsGrevillea banksiiGrevillea venustaGrevillea lanigera

Question 7: Grevillea (pronounced /ɡrɨˈvɪliə/)[1] is a diverse genus of about 360 species of evergreen flowering plants in the protea family Proteaceae, native to ________, New Guinea, New Caledonia, and Sulawesi.
BarbadosAustraliaCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 8: Many species are cultivated for their distinctive foliage and showy ________, and they have been extensively hybridised.
FruitFlowerFlowering plantSeed

Question 9: Closely related to the genus ________, the genus gives its name to the subfamily Grevilleoideae.
Hakea myrtoidesProteaceaeHakeaGrevillea

Question 10: Drinking nectar direct from the flower is best avoided as some commonly cultivated Grevillea species produce flowers containing toxic ________.


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