|Telopea oreades subsp. var.||Gippsland Waratah|
It grows to 12 metres high and has narrow-obovate to spathulate leaves, which are 11 to 28 cm long and 1.5 to 6 cm wide. Crimson flowers appear between October and December in its native range, the flowerheads comprising 36 to 60 individual flowers with green to pink bracts. These are followed by leathery to woody fruits which are 5 to 7.5 cm long.
Pests and diseases
A selected white-flowered form from the Errinundra Plateau, which was originally known as 'Plateau View Alba' or 'Plateau View White' was registered by the Australian Cultivar Registration Authority in 1990 as 'Errindundra White'.
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- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Telopea oreades". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved on 2009-10-09.
- ↑ Cochrane, G.R., Fuhrer, B.A., Rotherdam, E.M., Simmons, J.& M. and Willis, J.H. (1980). Flowers and Plants of Victoria and Tasmania. A.H. & A.W. Reed. ISBN 0589502565.
- ↑ Corrick, M.G. and Fuhrer, B.A. (2001). Wildflowers of Victoria and adjoining areas. Australia: Bloomings Books. ISBN 1876473142.
- ↑ http://www.anbg.gov.au/acra/descriptions/acc403.html